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Multisensory Development

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

Abstract

Our daily perceptual experiences are, almost without exception, multisensory. We perceive the objects, events and people around us through a range of sensory modalities which convey overlapping and complementary streams of information about our environment and ourselves. A person’s face, the sound of their voice, the way they touch us, and even their distinctive smell, contribute to our perception, recognition and understanding of them. In the last two decades we have witnessed dramatic progress in our understanding of how the mature adult brain integrates the information available to the diff ... More

Keywords: multisensory, developmental psychology, developmental neuroscience, crossmodal perception, cognitive development, perceptual development, multisensory development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199586059
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew J. Bremner, editor
Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

David J. Lewkowicz, editor
Florida Atlantic University, USA

Charles Spence, editor
University of Oxford, UK

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