SSP Forum: David Eagleman on New Senses

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Meeting by Zoom
Monday, April 6, 2020
12:30 - 1:20 PM

Symbolic Systems Forum

Creating New Senses for Humans
David Eagleman
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department

Monday, April 6, 2020
12:30-1:20 pm
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What would the world be like if we could expand our senses beyond the capacities that we come to the table with?  By feeding information to the brain via unusual pathways (a process called sensory substitution), we can feed streams of data to the brain and expand the human sensory experience.