16 Apr Spring Cleaning! Can blindness improve your hearing?
Supremely talented musicians who were also blind.
And the list can go on…
People have wondered if their musical genius had anything to do with their blindness. Did their brain strengthen one sense with the loss of the other? Is it capable of doing that? Researchers at John Hopkins University wanted to test just that- if the visual system was deprived of input, would the auditory system strengthen? Read this article to find out how they performed this study, and the outcomes.