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When correlation implies causation in multisensory integration.

Abstract:

Inferring which signals have a common underlying cause, and hence should be integrated, represents a primary challenge for a perceptual system dealing with multiple sensory inputs [1-3]. This challenge is often referred to as the correspondence problem or causal inference. Previous research has demonstrated that spatiotemporal cues, along with prior knowledge, are exploited by the human brain to solve this problem [4-9]. Here we explore the role of correlation between the fine temporal struct...

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10.1016/j.cub.2011.11.039

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Journal:
Current biology : CB
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Pages:
46-49
Publication date:
2012-01-05
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EISSN:
1879-0445
ISSN:
0960-9822
URN:
uuid:7409cdd5-7033-4d7a-8c34-9847ae26af81
Source identifiers:
221336
Local pid:
pubs:221336

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