Chapter 22. Brain Mechanisms for Synthesizing Information from Different Sensory Modalities

  1. E. Bruce Goldstein
  1. Barry E. Stein,
  2. Mark T. Wallace and
  3. Terrence R. Stanford

Published Online: 1 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753477.ch22

Blackwell Handbook of Sensation and Perception

Blackwell Handbook of Sensation and Perception

How to Cite

Stein, B. E., Wallace, M. T. and Stanford, T. R. (2005) Brain Mechanisms for Synthesizing Information from Different Sensory Modalities, in Blackwell Handbook of Sensation and Perception (ed E. B. Goldstein), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753477.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206842

Online ISBN: 9780470753477

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Keywords:

  • brain mechanisms;
  • sensory modalities;
  • sensory systems;
  • information;
  • cinematography

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Perceptual and Behavioral Evidence for Interactions Among the Senses

  • Neurophysiological Evidence for Interactions Among the Senses

  • The Topographic Organization of the Superior Colliculus

  • Principles of Cross-Modality (“Multisensory”) Integration in the Superior Collicus

  • SC-Mediated Multisensory Behaviors Role of Cortex in Mediating Multisensory Integration in the Superior Colliculus

  • Development of Multisensory Integration Fundamental Commonalities in Multisensory Integration