Sensory substitution, brain plasticity and the possible applications for navigation in the blind.
This blog describes the research I am conducting in the context of my Ph.d. project at Université de Montréal, École d'Optométrie.
Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Tongue technology aids blind
A revolutionary treatment, which involves electrodes being fitted to people's tongues, is offering new hope to blind people.
Scientists in Canada have discovered the electrode lets people sense their surroundings. Jeremy Cooke reports from Montreal