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Dynamic Coordination in the BrainFrom Neurons to Mind$
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Christoph von der Malsburg, William A. Phillips, and Wolf Singer

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780262014717

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262014717.001.0001

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Coordination in Sensory Integration

Coordination in Sensory Integration

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(p.228) (p.229) 15 Coordination in Sensory Integration
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Dynamic Coordination in the Brain
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Jochen Triesch

Constantin Rothkopf

Thomas Weisswange

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262014717.003.0015

In order for perception to be effective, many noisy and ambiguous sensory signals across different modalities (for example, vision, audition) must be integrated into stable percepts. This chapter explores dynamic coordination in the integration of sensory information, with an emphasis on why and how the brain integrates sensory signals. It also considers how the brain knows when to integrate signals and when to treat them separately.

Keywords:   perception, sensory signals, dynamic coordination, sensory information, brain

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