Hebrew University of Jerusalem Scientists Help Blind "See With Eye Music"

Published: Jan 08, 2013

By activating their visual brain cortex, people who were born blind can describe objects and even identify letters and words, with the proper stimulation and using a device for sensory exchange developed by Hebrew University researchers. The research team, headed by Prof. Amir Amedi of the Edmond and Lilly Safra Center for Brain Sciences and Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada and including doctoral student Ella Streim- Amit, has just published their findings in the journal Neuron; a summary of their research also appeared in the journal Science.

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