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By Andrew J. Bremner,David J. Lewkowicz,Charles Spence

ISBN-10: 0199586055

ISBN-13: 9780199586059

We understand and comprehend our surroundings utilizing many sensory systems-vision, contact, listening to, style, odor, and proprioception. those a number of sensory modalities not just provide us complementary assets of knowledge in regards to the surroundings but additionally an figuring out that's richer and extra complicated than one modality by myself might in attaining. As adults, we combine the a number of signs from those feel organs into unified sensible representations. besides the fact that, the convenience with
which we accomplish this feat belies its computational complexity. not just do the senses express information regarding the surroundings in numerous neural codes, however the courting among the senses often adjustments while, for instance, the physique alterations posture (e.g. while the eyes flow in their
sockets), or certainly form, while the physique grows throughout improvement. those computational difficulties urged a tremendous query which represents the foremost concentration of this ebook: How will we increase the facility to combine the senses? whereas there's a significant literature at the improvement of unmarried senses, reminiscent of imaginative and prescient or listening to, few books have thought of the advance of all our senses, and extra importantly, how they advance the facility to paintings with each one other.

This publication is exclusive in exploring this notable feat of human nature - how we advance the facility to combine our senses. will probably be an incredible e-book for all these within the fields of cognitive and developmental neuroscience.

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