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Developmental vision determines the reference frame for the multisensory control of action.

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Both animal and human studies suggest that action goals are defined in external coordinates regardless of their sensory modality. The present study used an auditory-manual task to test whether the default use of such an external reference frame is innately determined or instead acquired during development because of the increasing dominance of vision over manual control. In Experiment I, congenitally blind, late blind, and age-matched sighted adults had to press a left or right response key d...

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10.1073/pnas.0607158104

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Kusmierek, A More by this author
Schicke, T More by this author
Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume:
104
Issue:
11
Pages:
4753-4758
Publication date:
2007-03-05
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
URN:
uuid:73ba92e5-b68c-4da5-8cba-8ff46ef537f2
Source identifiers:
21119
Local pid:
pubs:21119

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