News tagged with spatial awareness
New research from the University of Southampton has shown that blind and visually impaired people have the potential to use echolocation, similar to that used by bats and dolphins, to determine the location of an object.
Medical research May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have devised a unique screening instrument that provides a 'one-stop' brain function profile of patients who have suffered stroke or other neurological damage.
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research at the University of Edinburgh tracked electrical signals in the part of the brain linked to spatial awareness.
Neuroscience Jan 10, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- People who lose their sight at a later stage in life have a greater spatial awareness than if they were born blind, according to scientists at Queen Mary, University of London.
Neuroscience Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Boosting a woman's confidence makes her better at spatial tasks, University of Warwick scientists have found, suggesting skills such as parking and map-reading could come more easily if a woman is feeling good about herself.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Our brain's understanding of spatial awareness is not triggered by sight alone, scientists have found, in a development that could help design technology for the visually impaired.
Neuroscience May 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |