Posts Tagged: goodale

New study shows touch works independently of vision in object identification

October 7, 2015

A study published by The Journal of Neuroscience challenges the more traditional scientific belief that using touch to recognize objects depends on visual circuitry in the human brain. The idea…

Western’s Goodale Elected Fellow of Prestigious Royal Society

May 3, 2013

Goodale is one of the world’s leading visual neuroscientists best known for his research of the human brain as it performs different kinds of visual tasks and is a pioneer in the study of visuomotor control in neurological patients.

Blind brain receives visual cues for identifying object shape

February 15, 2013

Researchers at Western University’s Brain and Mind Institute (BMI) used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study the brain of renowned blind echolocator Daniel Kish as he listened to recordings of his own mouth clicks and the echoes reflected back from different objects.