‘Seeing’ bodies with sound (no sight required) — ScienceDaily

‘Seeing’ bodies with sound (no sight required) — ScienceDaily.

People born unable to see are readily capable of learning to perceive the shape of the human body through soundscapes that translate images into sound, according to researchers. With a little training, soundscapes representing the outlines and silhouettes of bodies cause the brain’s visual cortex — and specifically an area dedicated in normally sighted people to processing body shapes — to light up with activity.”

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