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Tool-use: capturing multisensory spatial attention or extending multisensory peripersonal space?

Abstract:

The active and skilful use of tools has been claimed to lead to the "extension" of the visual receptive fields of single neurons representing peripersonal space--the visual space immediately surrounding one's body parts. While this hypothesis provides an attractive and potentially powerful explanation for one neural basis of tool-use behaviours in human and nonhuman primates, a number of competing hypotheses for the reported behavioural effects of tool-use have not yet been subjected to empir...

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Holmes, NP More by this author
Sanabria, D More by this author
Calvert, GA More by this author
Journal:
Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior
Volume:
43
Issue:
3
Pages:
469-489
Publication date:
2007-04-05
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EISSN:
1973-8102
ISSN:
0010-9452
URN:
uuid:ed738014-4a55-40b7-8137-9da0afa32e61
Source identifiers:
16267
Local pid:
pubs:16267

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