Tag: Paul Bach-y-Rita

Device Lets the Blind “See” with Their Tongues

Posted on: Aug 20, 2009

Neuroscientist Paul Bach-y-Rita hypothesized in the 1960s that “we see with our brains not our eyes.” Now, a new device trades on that thinking and aims to partially restore the experience of vision for the blind and visually impaired by relying on the nerves on the tongue’s surface to send light signals to the brain.

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