McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Sensory Compensation: A Myth?

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Have you ever wondered if losing one sense can perhaps enhance another? Certain musical sensations like Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles make it easy to believe that this is true considering both artists have lost their vision. Could it be that their other senses are enhanced as a result of their blindness? Or is this all a myth?

— Video by Muhammad Mateen, Karam Noel, Meena Al Saigh and Michael Romaniuk


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