Blind people use brain’s visual cortex to help do maths
Numbers game: vision isn’t necessary for counting skillsWilling-Holtz/PlainpictureBy Colin BarrasSubtract 8 from 52. Did you see the calculation in your head? While a leading theory suggests our visual experiences are linked to our understanding of numbers, a study of people who have been blind from birth suggests the opposite. The link between vision...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark