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Medical Where The Brain Combines What's Heard And Felt

  1. Dec 18, 2005 #1
    Where The Brain Combines What's Heard And Felt
    When sense perceptions from various sense organs are processed in the brain, this information is integrated - for example, when we are watching a ventriloquist, our brain combines information pertaining to both language and vision. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen, Germany have showed that the integration of auditory and touch information takes place in the 'hearing centre' of the brain - the auditory cortex - and thus at an earlier point than has traditionally been assumed (Neuron, October 20, 2005).
    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/10/051024083618.htm
     
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  3. Dec 18, 2005 #2
    cool, i wonder if they'll show some for visual then.
     
  4. Dec 18, 2005 #3
    That's a very cool article, Cosmina.
     
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