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Seeing with our tongue

In our animal physiology class we were given a video to watch:

http://www.pbs.org/kcet/wiredscience/video/286-mixed_feelings.html

I find it fascinating that it is possible to take what seems like a completely different signal and translate it to become a desired signal. After looking at this video, I believe that it is almost 100% possible to hear with your eyes, and see with you ears. It might not be exactly what we think as "hearing" or "seeing" but if put in a situation where our sensory wires were switched, we ourselves would be convinced that we heard lightening and saw thunder.

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