A Glove That Teaches You Piano in an Hour

Now HERE’s a breakthrough…

Nicholas C. Rossis

Haptic learning glove | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

Have you ever thought about how people may learn in the future? What might a school look like? And don’t forget that schools are not just for kids. Perhaps a new kind of learning might also be part of, say, a soldier’s rehabilitation process?

If you’re a sci-fi writer, you may wish to consider an impressive recent development that may help answer such questions.

As Freethink explains, Georgia Tech researchers Thad Starner and Caitlyn Seim have developed a pair of gloves for playing piano that can magically get you up to speed in just an hour. They’ve also taught blind people to read braille in four hours, a process that usually takes up to four months. The gloves work through a process called passive haptic learning, and is another great discovery from Georgia Tech researchers.

Basically, they vibrate in ways that stimulate the correct movement in the user’s hands…

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7 thoughts on “A Glove That Teaches You Piano in an Hour

  1. Wow, Nicholas has discovered another great topic.;-) I would wish there would be something like the automatic update for the computer OS also for my brain. Going early to bed by night and waking up with the content of the Bibliotheca Britannica. 🙂 Best wishes, Michael

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