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Blind boy uses his ears to 'see'

By T.K. Randall
October 7, 2009 · Comment icon 2 comments

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Seven-year-old Lucas Murray is completely blind but is nonetheless able to see through a type of echolocation, a technique involving the use of clicks to picture the world around him similar to that used by bats and dolphins.
A seven-year-old blind boy has been taught to "see" using his ears. Lucas Murray from Poole in Dorset has learned to use echoes to picture the world around him - similar to sonar techniques used by bats and dolphins.


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Comment icon #1 Posted by Alienated Being 15 years ago
We have a Dare Devil on our hands...
Comment icon #2 Posted by Mbyte 15 years ago
Amazing. Two people in the USA can do this now a seven year old has developed it. I guess this means we can all develop this ability with good practice.


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