How the brain integrates sensory input

20:00 EDT 29 Apr 2019 | AAAS

(Bielefeld University) Hearing, sight, touch - our brain captures a wide range of distinct sensory stimuli and links them together. The brain has a kind of built-in filter function for this: sensory impressions are only integrated if it is necessary and useful for the task at hand.

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