Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Seeing Through Touch

'Seeing' Faces Through Touch: Brain May Code Facial Information in Shared Representation Between Vision and Haptics


..... sense of touch can contribute to our ability to perceive faces.....In a series of studies, ... of a phenomenon called the "face aftereffect" ...[it was noted that]..... findings suggest that facial information may be coded in a shared representation between vision and haptics in the brain,... suggesting that these findings may have implications for enhancing vision and telecommunication in the development of aids for the visually impaired....

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