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Blind people's brains 'rewire' to boost other senses - Deccan Chronicle;

Blind people's brains 'rewire' to boost other senses - Deccan Chronicle

Deccan ChronicleBlind people's brains 'rewire' to boost other sensesDeccan ChronicleNeuroplastic brain changes occurring as a result of early ocular blindness may be more widespread than initially thought. The connections that appear to be unique in those with profound blindness suggest that the brain "rewires" itself in the absence ...and more »

Brains of blind people 'rewire' to boost other senses and cognition - Hindustan Times;

Brains of blind people 'rewire' to boost other senses and cognition - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesBrains of blind people 'rewire' to boost other senses and cognitionHindustan TimesThe brains of those born blind undergo structural and functional connectivity, resulting in a heightened sense of hearing, smell and touch as well as cognitive functions like memory and language, says a study. health and fitness Updated: Mar 23, 2017 ...and more »

Brain Of Blind Person Rewires Itself To Enhance Other Four Senses - I4U News;

Brain Of Blind Person Rewires Itself To Enhance Other Four Senses - I4U News

I4U NewsBrain Of Blind Person Rewires Itself To Enhance Other Four SensesI4U NewsThis is a photo of a participant in a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner used in this study. Credit: Boston University Medical School Center for Biomedical Imaging. Brain 'rewires' itself to enhance other senses (hearing, taste, smell and touch ...and more »

Did you know? Blind have enhanced hearing, smell, cognitive functions - The Indian Express;

Did you know? Blind have enhanced hearing, smell, cognitive functions - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressDid you know? Blind have enhanced hearing, smell, cognitive functionsThe Indian ExpressThese connections appear to be unique in those with profound blindness suggesting that the brain "rewires" itself in the absence of visual information to boost other senses. 1. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. By: ANI | Washington D ...and more »

How blind people's brains rewire to improve other senses - Medical News Today;

How blind people's brains rewire to improve other senses - Medical News Today

Medical News TodayHow blind people's brains rewire to improve other sensesMedical News TodayA new study delves into the neurological changes in people with blindness. It demonstrates that losing one's sight before the age of 3 causes long-term alterations and subsequent enhancements to the other senses. [Interconnected brain cells] New ...and more »

Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness - Arizona Daily Star;

Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness - Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Daily StarBrain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life BlindnessArizona Daily StarWEDNESDAY, March 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Blindness at an early age triggers the brain to make new connections that enhance hearing, smell and touch, as well as memory and language, a new study suggests. Researchers used MRIs to scan the ...and more »

Brain 'rewires' itself to enhance other senses in blind people - Medical Xpress;

Brain 'rewires' itself to enhance other senses in blind people - Medical Xpress

Medical XpressBrain 'rewires' itself to enhance other senses in blind peopleMedical XpressA photo of a participant in a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner used in this study. Credit: Boston University Medical School Center for Biomedical Imaging. The brains of those who are born blind make new connections in the absence of visual ...and more »

Brains Of Those Born Blind Rewire To Heighten Other Senses, And Enhance Cognitive Abilities - Medical Daily;

Brains Of Those Born Blind Rewire To Heighten Other Senses, And Enhance Cognitive Abilities - Medical Daily

Medical DailyBrains Of Those Born Blind Rewire To Heighten Other Senses, And Enhance Cognitive AbilitiesMedical DailyPeople who are born blind often have heightened sensitivity in other senses such as touch or hearing, and now a study suggests why. According to the research, published online in PLOS One, the brains of individuals who are born blind lack visual ...and more »

How the brains of blind people are rewired to boost their other senses - International Business Times UK;

How the brains of blind people are rewired to boost their other senses - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKHow the brains of blind people are rewired to boost their other sensesInternational Business Times UKThe brain of blind people goes through anatomical and functional changes to compensate for the absence of vision, scientists have said. This may result in all their other senses being enhanced. Many studies have suggested that blindness from birth or ...and more »

Why Other Senses May Be Heightened in Blind People - Live Science;

Why Other Senses May Be Heightened in Blind People - Live Science

Live ScienceWhy Other Senses May Be Heightened in Blind PeopleLive SciencePeople who are blind really do have enhanced abilities in their other senses, according to a new, small study. The research used detailed brain scans to compare the brains of people who were blind to the brains of people who were not blind. The study ...and more »