Find out more about Dr Mark Paterson.

Seeing with hands

Geography academic Dr Mark Paterson was interviewed on BBC Spotlight on a feature about a man who has been blind from birth visiting Paignton Zoo to gain a better understanding of the size and feel of animals.

Dr Paterson is currently writing a book to be titled ‘Seeing with Hands’ which will explore the five senses and the concept of a muscular sense gained through touch.

You can view the feature on the BBC Spotlight website until 7.30pm on Thursday 27th January. The feature starts at 17mins 40seconds.

Date: 27 January 2011

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