Sensory

The Star-nosed Mole and Our Sense of Touch

Guest post, by Jackie Higgins (@JackieHiggins_) This extract has been adapted from Jackie Higgins's new book 'Sentient: What Animals Reveal about our Senses'. Out now in the UK with Picador and in the USA on 22 February 2022 with Atria.  Higgins considers the human senses through the ears, eyes, skins, noses, tongues and more of… Continue reading The Star-nosed Mole and Our Sense of Touch

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‘Touch Tools’ at IEEE World Haptics 2021

By Kerstin Leder Mackley (@kayle10) with InTouch (@IN_TOUCH_UCL) [Touch Tools Workshop Website] In July 2021, InTouch brought together an international panel of speakers from academia and industry for an interactive workshop at the IEEE World Haptics Conference 2021. ‘Touch Tools: Bringing Social-Sensorial Tools to Digital Touch Design’ explored the kinds of conceptual and design tools… Continue reading ‘Touch Tools’ at IEEE World Haptics 2021