[Art_beyond_sight_educators] Blind lead the way in brave new world of tactile technology

fnugg at online.no fnugg at online.no
Wed Jul 23 05:59:36 UTC 2014

New research at UC Berkeley has found that people are better and faster 
at navigating tactile technology when using both hands and several 
fingers. Moreover, blind people in the study outmaneuvered their sighted 
counterparts -- especially when using both hands and several fingers -- 
possibly because they've developed superior cognitive strategies for 
finding their way around.

  Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-07-brave-world-tactile-technology.

Bottom line: Two hands are better than one in the brave new world of 
tactile or "haptic" technology, and the visually impaired can lead the way


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