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The merging of the senses

Author: Barry E Stein; M Alex Meredith
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1993.
Series: Cognitive neuroscience series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bringing together neural, perceptual and behavioural studies, "The Merging of the Senses" provides a detailed review of how the brain assembles information from different sensory systems in order to produce a coherent view of the external world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry E Stein; M Alex Meredith
ISBN: 0262193310 9780262193313 0262693011 9780262693011
OCLC Number: 25869284
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: xv, 211 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: I. Intersensory Perceptual Phenomena and Sensory Convergence. 1. Intersensory Perceptual Phenomena in Humans. 2. Sensory Convergence in Different Phyla --
II. Multiple Sensory Systems and the Superior Colliculus. 3. Anatomical Organization of the Superior Colliculus. 4. The Superior Colliculus and Vision: Some Historical Perspectives. 5. Auditory, Somatosensory, and Nociceptive Involvement of the Superior Colliculus --
III. Multiple, Overlapping Sensory and Motor Maps. 6. Sensory Maps. 7. Motor Maps --
IV. Multisensory Convergence and Integration at the Level of the Single Neuron. 8. Integrated Maps Formed by Multisensory Neurons. 9. Multisensory Convergence Patterns. 10. Neural Consequences of Multisensory Interactions. 11. Behavioral Consequences of Multisensory Interactions. 12. The Importance of Topographic Register. 13. Are the Rules of Multisensory Integration the Same in Different Areas of the Central Nervous System?
Series Title: Cognitive neuroscience series.
Responsibility: Barry E. Stein and M. Alex Meredith.

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Bringing together neural, perceptual and behavioural studies, "The Merging of the Senses" provides a detailed review of how the brain assembles information from different sensory systems in order to produce a coherent view of the external world.

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