How Ventriloquists Trick the Brain: Sight, Sound Processed Together and Earlier Than Previously Thought


Subject:
The Human Body , Brain

Description:
This 2007 article describes findings in brain research that suggest that "[t]he area of the brain that processes sounds entering the ears also appears to process stimulus entering the eyes, providing a novel explanation for why many viewers believe that ventriloquists have thrown their voices to the mouths of their dummies." Includes links to articles on perception, neuroscience, and related topics. From ScienceDaily.

Publisher:
ScienceDaily LLC

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/10/071029172919.htm


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