Seeing sounds: visual and auditory interactions in the brain.

Journal Article (Review;Journal Article)

Objects and events can often be detected by more than one sensory system. Interactions between sensory systems can offer numerous benefits for the accuracy and completeness of the perception. Recent studies involving visual-auditory interactions have highlighted the perceptual advantages of combining information from these two modalities and have suggested that predominantly unimodal brain regions play a role in multisensory processing.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bulkin, DA; Groh, JM

Published Date

  • August 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 415 - 419

PubMed ID

  • 16837186

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1873-6882

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0959-4388

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.conb.2006.06.008


  • eng