SENSORY SUBSTITUTION

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SENSORY SUBSTITUTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sensory-substitution/ (accessed July 6, 2020).
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