Task demands affect spatial reference frame weighting during tactile localization in sighted and congenitally blind adults

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Schubert, Jonathan T. W.; Badde, Stephanie; Röder, Brigitte; Heed, Tobias;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: volume 12,issue 12issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1101/056515, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189067, pmc: PMC5724835
  • Subject: Research Article | Hands | Cognitive Psychology | Anatomy | Skin | Visual Impairments | Psychology | Skin Anatomy | Ophthalmology | Data Acquisition | Sensory Perception | Biology and Life Sciences | Computer and Information Sciences | Blindness | Neuroscience | Musculoskeletal System | Medicine | Integumentary System | bepress|Life Sciences|Biology | Q | Vision | bepress|Life Sciences|Neuroscience and Neurobiology | R | Social Sciences | Science | Reaction Time | Attention | Arms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Limbs (Anatomy) | Cognitive Neuroscience | Cognitive Science
    • ddc: ddc:150
    mesheuropmc: genetic structures

Task demands modulate tactile localization in sighted humans, presumably through weight adjustments in the spatial integration of anatomical, skin-based, and external, posture-based information. In contrast, previous studies have suggested that congenitally blind humans... View more
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