[BCAB] Technology in our brain

Eleanor Martha Burke eleanormarthaburke at gmail.com
Fri Oct 25 09:30:20 BST 2019

but didn't you have that magic mobility aid called a guide dog!?


> On 25 Oct 2019, at 07:26, Colin Phelan <Colin_Phelan at pmlgroup.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I had an interesting conversation with a brother in law after to many glasses of wine a few weeks back.
> My wife's family, including me, hired a stately home for the weekend for a celebration.
> The building was all over the shop with corridors, steps hanging beams and all sorts of hideaways for the children to have fun.
> It was put to me as to how did I orientate myself and recall the layout so quickly as sighted people were having issues with the layout - my answer was practice and necessity.
> It was then suggested that it was a form of mind mapping which I had never considered, does this resonate with anyone and has there been any work done on how people with limited vision do or may
> excel in such techniques along with other uses for such skills?
> I feel like I have missed something or he is talking nonsense and I am not sure which?
> Thanks for reflections
> Colin
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