Two thumbs up: A show all about fingers
Touch, grip, read, dance, gesture — what can’t they do? Our fingers are so vital to our everyday life, sometimes it seems they have minds of their own.
This hour, a look at the hidden language of finger gestures, the future of Braille, and the joys and challenges of animating fingers for the movies.
- Kensy Cooperrider: Cognitive scientist, writer, and host of the Many Minds podcast
- Jonathan McNicol: Producer of The Colin McEnroe Show
- Sile O’Modhrain: Professor at the University of Michigan studying sound and touch and the ways in which they interact
- Carlos Fernandez Puertolas: Animator with DreamWorks
Colin McEnroe, Cat Pastor, and Lily Tyson contributed to this show, which originally aired May 31, 2022.