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facial vision


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An awareness of obstacles without vision, experienced by people who are blindfolded and often highly developed in people who are blind, usually felt as a tactile sensation in the facial area but shown by experiments to be explained by reflected sound waves and mediated entirely by hearing. Also called obstacle sense. See also biosonar.

Subjects: Psychology.


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