A Book That Literally Makes You Feel

A Book That Literally Makes You Feel

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Tara Bellucci
Feb 12, 2014
(Image credit: MIT Media Lab)

Researchers at MIT's Media Lab have created a "wearable" book that lets you feel the protagonist's feelings. The sensory vest connects to an e-book and "changes in the protagonist's emotional or physical state [trigger] discrete feedback in the wearable, whether by changing the heartbeat rate, creating constriction through air pressure bags, or causing localized temperature fluctuations," the designers explain.

Sensory Fiction: Books That Let You Feel What The Characters Do | NPR

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