Blinded by a childhood accident, Matt Murdock, the hero of Marvel’s new Netflix series, has found that his remaining senses are superhuman.
In fact, humans are capable of echolocation, writes Jared Keller on nymag.com.
Keller cites documented instances of blind people developing conscious or “active” echolocation.
"The most well-known case is Daniel Kish, the president of World Access for the Blind and “blind man who taught himself to see.” Kish, blind since he was 1 year old, developed a heightened sense of sonar by clicking his tongue and using the sound waves that bounced back at him to navigate his surroundings."
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