Audiovisual Association Learning in the Absence of Primary Visual Cortex

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Seirafi, Mehrdad; De Weerd, Peter; Pegna, Alan J.; de Gelder, Beatrice;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,volume 9 (issn: 1662-5161, eissn: 1662-5161)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00686, pmc: PMC4700202
  • Subject: AMYGDALA | MONKEY | Neuroscience | superior colliculus | blindsight | audiovisual learning | VISION | CELLS | MULTISENSORY INTEGRATION | STRIATE CORTEX | Original Research
    • ddc: ddc:150
    mesheuropmc: education | genetic structures

Learning audiovisual associations is mediated by the primary cortical areas; however, recent animal studies suggest that such learning can take place even in the absence of the primary visual cortex. Other studies have demonstrated the involvement of extra-geniculate pa... View more
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