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Early auditory processing in area V5/MT+ of the congenitally blind brain.

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Previous imaging studies of congenital blindness have studied individuals with heterogeneous causes of blindness, which may influence the nature and extent of cross-modal plasticity. Here, we scanned a homogeneous group of blind people with bilateral congenital anophthalmia, a condition in which both eyes fail to develop, and, as a result, the visual pathway is not stimulated by either light or retinal waves. This model of congenital blindness presents an opportunity to investigate the effect...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1523/jneurosci.2546-13.2013

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Alexander, I
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Bridge, H
Publisher:
Society for Neuroscience Publisher's website
Journal:
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience Journal website
Volume:
33
Issue:
46
Pages:
18242-18246
Publication date:
2013-11-05
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EISSN:
1529-2401
ISSN:
0270-6474
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uuid:2eb325fc-4a8f-4526-98bb-fd918d81501b
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438856
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pubs:438856

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