Dr. Lore Thaler- Echolocation: The Art and Science of Navigating with Sound

Dr. Lore Thaler- Echolocation: The Art and Science of Navigating with Sound

Dr. Lore Thaler, Lecturer at Durham University in the Department of Psychology, shares stories about the science of echolocation, including insights from her own research involving brain imaging. Dr. Thaler discusses how anybody can learn to echolocate, why certain types of sounds are more commonly used, how her research is shaping our understanding of the way humans learn, and much more



About the Guest:

Lore Thaler received her PhD from the Ohio State University, USA, in 2008. She then went to
Western University, Canada, to pursue postdoctoral studies. In 2011 she took on an academic post
at Durham University, UK, where she is now an Associate Professor.

Research Interests

  • human echolocation, visual perception, auditory perception, blindness, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)

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