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ABSTRACT
15 sighted and 15 congenitally blind adults were to classify raised-line pictures of emotional faces through haptics. Whereas accuracy did not vary significantly between the two groups, the blind adults were faster at the task. These results suggest that raised-line pictures of emotional faces are intelligible to blind adults.
INDEX TERMS
Haptic interfaces, Accuracy, Visualization, Time factors, Correlation, Facial features, Humans,perception., Psychology, human information processing
CITATION
"Haptic Recognition of Emotions in Raised-Line Drawings by Congenitally Blind and Sighted Adults", IEEE Transactions on Haptics, vol. 4, no. , pp. 67-71, January-March 2011, doi:10.1109/TOH.2010.58
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