Psychology of Touch and Blindness
||Heller, Morton A.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Taylor & Francis Group|
| Imprint:||Psychology Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $150.00|
| Book Description: |
This book reviews the considerable body of research that has been done to evaluate the touch skills of blind people. With an emphasis on cognitive and neuroscientific approaches, it encompasses a wide-ranging discussion of the theoretical issues in the field of touch perception and blindness.
The volume includes chapters on sensory aspects of touch, perception in blind individuals, multimodal relations and their implications for instruction and development, and new...