40
views
0
recommends
+1 Recommend
0 collections
    0
    shares
      • Record: found
      • Abstract: found
      • Article: not found

      Merging the senses into a robust percept.

      Trends in Cognitive Sciences

      Brain, physiology, Cues, Field Dependence-Independence, Humans, Mental Processes, Models, Psychological, Perception, Spatial Behavior, Visual Perception

      Read this article at

      ScienceOpenPublisherPubMed
      Bookmark
          There is no author summary for this article yet. Authors can add summaries to their articles on ScienceOpen to make them more accessible to a non-specialist audience.

          Abstract

          To perceive the external environment our brain uses multiple sources of sensory information derived from several different modalities, including vision, touch and audition. All these different sources of information have to be efficiently merged to form a coherent and robust percept. Here we highlight some of the mechanisms that underlie this merging of the senses in the brain. We show that, depending on the type of information, different combination and integration strategies are used and that prior knowledge is often required for interpreting the sensory signals.

          Related collections

          Author and article information

          Journal
          15050512
          10.1016/j.tics.2004.02.002

          Comments

          Comment on this article