Poor Eyesight

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Ronald Fisher - Biography - Early Life
... Although Ronald Fisher had quite poor eyesight, he was a precocious student, winning the Neeld Medal (a competitive essay in mathematics) at Harrow School at the ... Because of his poor eyesight, he was tutored in mathematics without the aid of paper and pen, which developed his ability to visualize problems in geometrical terms, without contributing to his interest in ... However, he failed the medical examinations (repeatedly) because of his poor eyesight ...

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