Category: Sensory Integration

Visual Plasticity

From the TED.com post below: Pawan Sinha details his groundbreaking research into how the brain’s visual system develops. Sinha and his team provide free vision-restoring treatment to children born blind, and then study how their brains learn to interpret visual…

The McGurk Effect

A more complicated explanation follows, but simply put, the McGurk effect happens when our eyes tell our ears what they’re hearing. It’s a wonderful demonstration of how vision and hearing are paired in language. In the the video that follows,…

Primer on Sensory Integration

Sensory Integration (SI) is defined on Wikipedia (as of this posting) as “the neurological process that organizes sensation from one’s own body and the environment, thus making it possible to use the body effectively within the environment”. There are a…