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Multisensory processes in old age

Paul J. Laurienti and Christina E. Hugenschmidt

in Multisensory Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Aging is an important stage of development accompanied by changes in all five sensory systems, and recent research indicates that aging influences multisensory processing, as well. This chapter ... More


Development of multisensory integration in subcortical and cortical brain networks

Mark T. Wallace, Dipanwita Ghose, Aaron R. Nidiffer, Matthew C. Fister, and Juliane Krueger Fister

in Multisensory Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Recent neurophysiological studies have highlighted the dramatic integrative capacity of multisensory neurons and networks in response to stimulus combinations. In comparison to this rapidly expanding ... More


The Developmental Process of Acquiring Multisensory Integration Capabilities

Stein Barry E., Perrault Thomas Jr., Stanford Terrence R., and Rowland Benjamin A.

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter describes a single model to explore the multisensory neuron in the superior colliculus (SC). It analyzes the general utility, normal operational principles, and the organization of the ... More


Self-Motion Perception: Multisensory Integration in Extrastriate Visual Cortex

Christopher R. Fetsch, Yong Gu, Gregory C. DeAngelis, and Dora E. Angelaki

in Sensory Cue Integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387247
eISBN:
9780199918379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The accurate perception of self-motion is essential for spatial orientation, navigation, and motor planning. Estimating our instantaneous direction of translation, or heading, is a particularly ... More


Crossmodal Spatial Interactions in Subcortical and Cortical Circuits

BARRY E. STEIN, TERRENCE R. STANFORD, MARK T. WALLACE, J. WILLIAM VAUGHAN, and WAN JIANG

in Crossmodal Space and Crossmodal Attention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524861
eISBN:
9780191689260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524861.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In recent years a good deal of insight has been gained into the neural processes underlying the brain’s ability to synthesize information from different sensory modalities. Although multisensory ... More


Biological Motion and Multisensory Integration: The Role of the Superior Temporal Sulcus

Michael S. Beauchamp

in The Science of Social Vision

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195333176
eISBN:
9780199864324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333176.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents evidence that the superior temporal sulcus(STS)is a critical brain area for processing biological motion. It also presents evidence showing the essential role of the STS in ... More


The Unity Assumption and the Many Unities of Consciousness

Ophelia Deroy

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Sometimes features experienced through different senses are experienced only as present together in awareness, without being referring to the same object or event (“phenomenal unity”). For example, ... More


The Multisensory Nature of Perceptual Consciousness

Tim Bayne

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, David J. Bennett, Julia Trommershaeuser, and Loes C. J. van Dam present an overview of Bayesian principles used in modeling and analyzing perceptual capacities. On a Bayesian ... More


A Computational Neural Theory of Multisensory Spatial Representations

ALEXANDRE POUGET, SOPHIE DENEVE, and JEAN-RENÉ DUHAMEL

in Crossmodal Space and Crossmodal Attention

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524861
eISBN:
9780191689260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524861.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Multisensory integration refers to the process by which signals coming from distinct sensory systems, but potentially related to the same physical object, are combined. This chapter begins by ... More


The self and its body: functional and neural signatures of body ownership

Manos Tsakiris

in Sensorimotor Foundations of Higher Cognition

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199231447
eISBN:
9780191696510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231447.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines functional and neural signatures of body ownership by controlling whether an external object was accepted as part of the body or not. The results of a series of experiments ... More


The chemical senses

Jay A. Gottfried, Dana M. Small, and David H. Zald

in The Orbitofrontal Cortex

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198565741
eISBN:
9780191723971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565741.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) is described as secondary olfactory and gustatory cortex. This chapter reviews the location of chemosensory processing in the OFC as defined by anatomical and ... More


Modeling Multisensory Integration

Loes C. J. van Dam, Cesare V. Parise, and Marc O. Ernst

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The different senses, such as vision, touch, or audition, often provide redundant information for perceiving our environment. For instance, the size of an object can be determined by both sight and ... More


“Chunking” the World through Multisensory Perception

Kevin Connolly

in Perceptual Learning: The Flexibility of the Senses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190662899
eISBN:
9780190662929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662899.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that multisensory perceptions are learned, not the result of an automatic feature binding mechanism. For example, suppose you are at a live jazz show. The drummer begins a solo. ... More


Bayesian Modeling of Perceiving:: A Guide to Basic Principles

David J. Bennett, Julia Trommershäuser, and Loes C. J. van Dam

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Philosophical reflection on perceptual consciousness has typically adopted a modality-specific perspective as its point of departure. According to this approach, an account of perceptual ... More


A Multimodal Account of Bodily Experience

Frédérique de Vignemont

in Mind the Body: An Exploration of Bodily Self-Awareness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198735885
eISBN:
9780191799846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198735885.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

What are the implications of pervasive presence of multisensory interactions for bodily awareness? It has been assumed that bodily experiences exclusively result from bodily senses, with no influence ... More


Peripersonal space, bodily self-awareness, and the integrated self

Matthew Fulkerson

in The World at Our Fingertips: A Multidisciplinary Exploration of Peripersonal Space

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198851738
eISBN:
9780191886461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851738.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Our experience of self seems to be of a single, coherent entity. This experience seems to conflict with the empirical literature, which suggests a different story: that the self is actually composed ... More


The case for probabilistic knowledge

Sarah Moss

in Probabilistic Knowledge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198792154
eISBN:
9780191861260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792154.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter develops and defends the thesis that we can know probabilistic contents. It is argued that we can get probabilistic knowledge in all the same ways that we get propositional knowledge, ... More


Cognitive Penetration and the Reach of Phenomenal Content

Robert Briscoe

in The Cognitive Penetrability of Perception: New Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738916
eISBN:
9780191802102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738916.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter critically assesses recent arguments that acquiring the ability to categorize an object as belonging to a certain high-level kind can cause the relevant kind property to be represented ... More


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