Congenital blindness leads to enhanced vibrotactile perception.

Abstract

Previous studies have shown that in comparison with the sighted, blind individuals display superior non-visual perceptual abilities and differ in brain organisation. In this study, we investigated the performance of blind and sighted participants on a vibrotactile discrimination task. Thirty-three blind participants were classified into one of three groups… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2009.10.001

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