British academy

At this event, psychologists and neuroscientists demonstrated their latest sensory substitution and augmentation devices. Experts were on hand to explain the technology, the theory behind it, their aspirations for the future, and to answer questions.

Amir Amedi (Medical Neurobiology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Jon Bird (HCI, University College London)
Peter Konig (Neurobiology, Osnabruck University)
Michael J Proulx (Experimental Psychology, University of Bath)
Maurice Ptito (Neuroscience, University of Montreal)
Laurent Renier (Experimental Psychology, Catholic University of Louvain)

This demonstration is funded by the British Academy, the SSHRC grant awarded to the Network for Sensory Research centre at the University of Toronto and the Chancellor’s Fund of the University of Glasgow.

The conference was organised by Professor Fiona Macpherson under the auspices of the Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience at the University of Glasgow ( and the Network for Sensory Research (

This public event formed part of  the conference Sensory Substitution and Augmentation.