NPR Coverage


Daniel Kish - How Can You See Without Seeing?

NPR: TED Radio Hour - November 20, 2015
Guy Raz

A segment from an episode about adaptation, featuring an in depth interview with Daniel Kish in connection with his TED talk.

Daniel Kish, Bat Man


Bat Man

This American Life - Jan 9, 2015
by Ira Glass, Lulu Miller, and Alix Spiegel

Inaugural episode of the new NPR program, Invisibilia, showcased a slightly shorter version with some different content here on This American Life. "Can other people's expectations of you alter what you can do physically? Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller of NPR's new radio show and podcast Invisibilia investigate that question – specifically, they look into something that sounds impossible: if people’s expectations can change whether a blind man can see."

How to Become Batman

NPR: Invisibilia - January 23, 2015
by Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller

The full length version of the inaugural episode of the new NPR program, Invisibilia, which also showcased a shorter version with different content on This American Life. "Can other people's expectations of you alter what you can do physically? Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller of NPR's new radio show and podcast Invisibilia investigate that question – specifically, they look into something that sounds impossible: if people’s expectations can change whether a blind man can see."

Articles and Differing Perspectives About the Bat Man Episodes


BONUS: Falling Off A Cliff

NPR: Morning Addition - January 26, 2015

"We didn't have enough room in our Batman show for this lovely story about Julee-anne Bell, one of the many people who have learned Daniel Kish's echolocation technique. Enjoy!" Includes interviews with Daniel, and Julee-anne's husband and one of her sons.

Blindness No Obstacle

National Public Radio (NPR): All Things Considered - March, 2011

An exposé on our work, focusing on some auditory demonstrations, and Daniel's personal perspective.