Enhanced peripheral visual processing in congenitally deaf humans is supported by multiple brain regions, including primary auditory cortex

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Scott, Gregory D.; Karns, Christina M.; Dow, Mark W.; Stevens, Courtney; Neville, Helen J.;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,volume 8 (issn: 1662-5161, eissn: 1662-5161)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00177, pmc: PMC3972453
  • Subject: visual attention | Heschl's gyrus | auditory cortex | Neuroscience | Original Research Article | deaf | human | fMRI
    mesheuropmc: genetic structures | otorhinolaryngologic diseases

Brain reorganization associated with altered sensory experience clarifies the critical role of neuroplasticity in development. An example is enhanced peripheral visual processing associated with congenital deafness, but the neural systems supporting this have not been f... View more
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