Adaptation for multisensory relative timing

Linares, Daniel, Cos, Ignasi and Roseboom, Warrick (2016) Adaptation for multisensory relative timing. Current opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 8. pp. 35-41. ISSN 2352-1546

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Abstract

Perception of relative timing for signals arising from different sensory modalities depends on the recent history of experienced asynchrony between the signals. Recent findings suggest that the changes in perceived relative timing following asynchrony exposure parallel the perceptual changes caused by adaptation to non-temporal attributes. In both cases, previous sensory stimulation changes discriminability and briefly presented adaptors are
sufficient to produce perceptual changes that, functionally,
can be consistent with repulsion and recalibration. Furthermore, a new class of after-effects in which reports are biased in the direction of the adaptor also occur for
both temporal and non-temporal attributes. Computationally,
the effects of previous sensory stimulation on behavior have
been assessed using Bayesian and population code models.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF0199 Behaviourism. Neobehaviourism. Behavioural psychology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF0309 Consciousness. Cognition Including learning, attention, comprehension, memory, imagination, genius, intelligence, thought and thinking, psycholinguistics, mental fatigue
Depositing User: Marianne Cole
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2016 08:33
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2017 05:24
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/60351

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