Advertisement

Coming To Our Senses

On this week's Futureproof with Jonathan McCrea he asks how hard is it to learn to perceive the w...

Share this article

14.50 26 Jun 2021


Coming To Our Senses



Share this article

14.50 26 Jun 2021


On this week's Futureproof with Jonathan McCrea he asks how hard is it to learn to perceive the world if you were only able to see or hear as an adult and not since birth? Jonathan speaks to Susan R. Barry - Professor Emeritus of Biology and Neuroscience at Mount Holyoke College and author of Coming to Our Senses: A Boy Who Learned to See, a Girl Who Learned to Hear, and How We All Discover the World.

Also on the show, Jonathan is joined by Jessamyn Fairfield from NUI Galway and Fergus McAuliffe, Environmental Scientist at University College Cork, to look at the science news stories of the week.

Listen and subscribe to Futureproof with Jonathan McCrea on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

  

Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.

   

You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.


Read more about

Blind Deaf Environmental Scientist At University College Cork Fergus McAuliffe Futureprof Jessamyn Fairfield Jonathan McCrae NUI Galway Newstalk Podcast Senses Susan R. Barry

Related Episodes

Disaster Tourism

00:10:00

Disaster Tourism

The Hard Shoulder Highlights

00:10:00


Eoghan Corry answers listener...

00:13:00

Eoghan Corry answers listener airport issues

Lunchtime Live Highlights

00:13:00


In Our Defence:Casamitjana v L...

00:11:00

In Our Defence:Casamitjana v League Against Cruel Sports

The Hard Shoulder Highlights

00:11:00


Are Real Madrid returning to t...

00:33:05

Are Real Madrid returning to the top? | Raiola’s legacy | How successful will Haaland be at City? | GRAHAM HUNTER

OTB Football

00:33:05