The newly sighted fail to match seen with felt

@article{Held2011TheNS,
  title={The newly sighted fail to match seen with felt},
  author={R. Held and Yuri Ostrovsky and B. Gelder and T. Gandhi and S. Ganesh and Umang Mathur and P. Sinha},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={551-553}
}
Would a blind subject, on regaining sight, be able to immediately visually recognize an object previously known only by touch? We addressed this question, first formulated by Molyneux three centuries ago, by working with treatable, congenitally blind individuals. We tested their ability to visually match an object to a haptically sensed sample after sight restoration. We found a lack of immediate transfer, but such cross-modal mappings developed rapidly. 
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