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Assessing the benefits of multisensory audiotactile stimulation for overweight individuals

Abstract:

We report an experiment designed to examine whether individuals who are overweight would perform differently when trying to detect and/or discriminate auditory, vibrotactile, and audiotactile targets. The vibrotactile stimuli were delivered either to the participant's abdomen or to his hand. Thirty-six young male participants were classified into normal, underweight, or overweight groups based on their body mass index. All three groups exhibited a significant benefit of multisensory (over the...

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10.1007/s00221-013-3792-x

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Publisher:
Springer Verlag
Journal:
Experimental Brain Research
Volume:
232
Issue:
4
Pages:
1085-1093
Publication date:
2014
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EISSN:
1432-1106
ISSN:
0014-4819
URN:
uuid:efcfdb8f-5bd4-41b2-a430-c3f94e484e1d
Source identifiers:
459711
Local pid:
pubs:459711

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