facial vision

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fa·cial vis·ion

sensing the proximity of objects by the nerves of the face, presumed in the case of the blind and also in sighted people who are blindfolded or in darkness.

facial vision

fa·cial vi·sion

(fāshăl vizhŭn)
Sensing proximity of objects by nerves of the face.
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Scientists are trying to use the concept of human echolocation to help visually challenged people.
The previous researches on human echolocation have not offered clear results.
The technique, called human echolocation, is similar to the way bats navigate in the dark.
Neural correlates of natural human echolocation in early and late blind echolocation experts.
The study is the first to investigate the neural basis of natural human echolocation.
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We used a novel task to characterize the population distribution of echolocation skills in sighted persons and report the highest-known human echolocation acuity in the expert who is blind.
Historically, empirical research on human echolocation focused on people who were blind (Ammons, Worchel, & Dallenbach, 1953; Kellogg, 1962; McCarty & Worchel, 1954; Rice & Feinstein, 1965; Supa, Cotzin, & Dallenbach, 1944), while the extent to which echolocation abilities are accessible to sighted persons remains a largely open question.
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His character in the movie is said to be inspired by Daniel Kish, an American-based human echolocation expert.