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Blindness and Brain Plasticity in Navigation and Object Perception

1st Edition

Edited by John J. Rieser, Daniel H. Ashmead, Ford Ebner, Anne L. Corn

Psychology Press

440 pages

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Research into the development of sensory structures in the brains of blind or visually-impaired individuals has opened a window into important ways in which the mind works. In these individuals, the part of the brain that is usually devoted to processing visual information is given over to increased processing of the touch and hearing sense. This d

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU026010
EDUCATION / Special Education / Communicative Disorders
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
PSY008000
PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology