Crossmodal plasticity and hearing capabilities following blindness

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Valuable insights into the role of experience in shaping perception can be obtained by studying the effects of blindness or other forms of sensory deprivation on the intact senses. Blind individuals are particularly dependent on their hearing and there is extensive evidence that they can develop superior auditory skills, either as a result of plasticity… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00441-015-2175-y

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