Human Echolocation

A study in repurposing the brain

Echolocation is a way of visualizing space through sound waves.

Most people associate with echolocation with bats, who make distinct, high frequency screeches for their initial sound waves. In regards to volume, some bats’ calls can be as loud as 120 decibels. That’s not only louder than a smoke detector, this ultrasonic frequency can cause severe…