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  • 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;

    The 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 »

  • 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;

    These 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 »

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

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

    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. The brains of those who are born blind make new connections in the absence of visual ...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;

    This 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 »

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

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

    People 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 »

  • 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;

    People 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 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;

    A 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 - HealthDay

    Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness - HealthDay;

    WEDNESDAY, 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 »

  • 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;

    The 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 »