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Multisensory integration substantiates distributed and overlapping neural networks

  • Achille Pasqualotto (a1)

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The hypothesis that highly overlapping networks underlie brain functions (neural reuse) is decisively supported by three decades of multisensory research. Multisensory areas process information from more than one sensory modality and therefore represent the best examples of neural reuse. Recent evidence of multisensory processing in primary visual cortices further indicates that neural reuse is a basic feature of the brain.

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Multisensory integration substantiates distributed and overlapping neural networks

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