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Tool-use changes multimodal spatial interactions between vision and touch in normal humans.

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In a visual-tactile interference paradigm, subjects judged whether tactile vibrations arose on a finger or thumb (upper vs. lower locations), while ignoring distant visual distractor lights that also appeared in upper or lower locations. Incongruent visual distractors (e.g. a lower light combined with upper touch) disrupt such tactile judgements, particularly when appearing near the tactile stimulus (e.g. on the same side of space as the stimulated hand). Here we show that actively wielding t...

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Maravita, A More by this author
Kennett, S More by this author
Journal:
Cognition
Volume:
83
Issue:
2
Pages:
B25-B34
Publication date:
2002-03-05
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EISSN:
1873-7838
ISSN:
0010-0277
URN:
uuid:df11859d-6a8b-45ec-abbd-2a458a252dc7
Source identifiers:
14571
Local pid:
pubs:14571

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