Ability of people to 'see' with their ears called impressive

10/07/2013 07:06

by Staff Writers
Bath, England (UPI) Jul 8, 2013

Training the brain to turn sounds into images could be an alternative to surgical treatment for blind and partially sighted people, British researchers say.

Scientists at the University of Bath, working with European colleagues, have developed the vOICe sensory substitution device that helps blind people use sounds to build a mental image of things around them. [Read more] ...