SENSORY SUBSTITUTION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 where one sense can substitute for another. Such a blind person feeling the texture of material and knowing what it is. It requires an accurate as well as active translation of the presented stimuli. SENSORY SUBSTITUTION: "In sensory substitution, Joe could tell where he was sin the house by the sound his feet made on the floor coverings." Related Psychology Terms BLINDSIGHT VISUAL TEXTURE TACTILE CIRCLE METHOD OF SINGLE STIMULI ACTIVE PLACEBO SIDMAN AVOIDANCE SCHEDULE BLIND DOUBLE BLIND SINGLE BLIND SENSE OF FREE WILL Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SENSORY SUBSTITUTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sensory-substitution/ (accessed July 6, 2020).