Exploring 3D Miniatures with Action Simulations by Finger Gestures: Study of a new embodied design for blind and sighted children

D. Valente, A. Palama, & E. Gentaz

February 16, 2021

Tactile books for blind children generally contain tactile illustrations referring to a visual world that can be difficult to understand. The contribution of sensorimotor simulation in the identification of objects by touch and brings innovative solutions in book design for individuals with visual impairment.

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