Aleks Krotoski explores when captivates and beguiles and asks if the digital world can measure up to the real one.
Tagged with “senses” (4)
Five ways of mapping the world. One story about people who make maps the traditional way — by drawing things we can see. And other stories about people who map the world using smell, sound, touch, and taste. The world redrawn by the five senses.
The Jyväskylä School for the Visually Impaired in Finland has one important aim: discouraging blind children from relying on high tech and expensive navigational aids. Find out how they help.
"Synesthesia is the blending or mixing of senses. A synesthete, for example, might see colors when listening to music or taste flavors when hearing a word. Dr. David Eagleman of Baylor College of Medicine explains this strange condition, and four synesthetes explain how they perceive the world."
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