Multisensory Perception,
Edition 1 From Laboratory to Clinic
Edited by K. Sathian and V.S. Ramachandran

Publication Date: 17 Sep 2019

Multisensory Perception: From Laboratory to Clinic surveys the current state of knowledge on multisensory processes, synthesizing information from diverse streams of research and defining hypotheses and questions to direct future work. Reflecting the nature of the field, the book is interdisciplinary, comprising the findings and views of writers with diverse backgrounds and varied methods, including psychophysical, neuroanatomical, neurophysiological and neuroimaging approaches. Sections cover basic principles, specific interactions between the senses, the topic of crossmodal correspondences between particular sensory attributes, the related topic of synesthesia, and the clinic.

Key Features

  • Offers a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the current state of knowledge on multisensory processes
  • Coverage includes basic principles, specific interactions between the senses, crossmodal correspondences and the clinical aspects of multisensory processes
  • Includes psychophysical, neuroanatomical, neurophysiological and neuroimaging approaches
About the author
Edited by K. Sathian, Professor of Neurology, Neural and Behavioral Sciences and Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, Chair of Neurology and Director of the Neuroscience Institute, Penn State College of Medicine and Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA and V.S. Ramachandran, Center for Brain and Cognition, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Table of Contents

1. Bouba-Kiki: Cross-domain resonance and the origins of synesthesia, metaphor, and words in the human mind
2. Philosophical insights
3. Neural development of multisensory integration
4. The development of multisensory processes for perceiving the environment and the self
5. Computational models of multisensory integration
6.  Multisensory contributions to object recognition and memory across the lifespan

7. Visuo-haptic object perception
8. Multisensory processes in body ownership
9. Visual-vestibular interactions
10. Multisensory flavor perception: A cognitive neuroscience perspective
11. Audiovisual crossmodal correspondences: Behavioural consequences and neural underpinnings
12. How do crossmodal correspondences and multisensory processes relate to synesthesia?
13. Synesthesia: The current state of the field
14. How synesthesia may lead to enhanced memory

15. Task-selectivity in the sensory deprived brain and sensory substitution approaches for clinical practice: evidence from blindness
16. Crossmodal neuroplasticity in deafness: Evidence from animal models and clinical populations
17. Neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders affecting multisensory processes
18.  Disorders of body representation
19. Hemianopia, spatial neglect and their multisensory rehabilitation
20. Mirror therapy

Book details
ISBN: 9780128124925
Page Count: 488
Retail Price : £157.00
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