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Do ERP components triggered during attentional orienting represent supramodal attentional control?
It is demonstrated that ADAN and LDAP components are reliably elicited in a purely unimodal auditory attention task where auditory cues are followed by auditory imperative stimuli. Expand
Remembering the past and imagining the future: A role for nonvisual imagery in the everyday cognition of blind and sighted people
The presence and everyday role of nonvisual sensory imagery in 16 individuals with and 16 without sight is explored to refute the claim that “useful” imagery in everyday tasks is exclusively visual. Expand
Shifts of attention in the early blind: An ERP study of attentional control processes in the absence of visual spatial information
Effects of tactile attention on the processing of tactile events, as reflected by attentional modulations of somatosensory ERPs to tactile stimuli, were very similar for early blind and sighted participants, suggesting that the capacity to selectively process tactile information from one hand versus the other does not differ systematically between the blind and the sighted. Expand
Individual differences and personality correlates of navigational performance in the virtual route learning task
Navigation performance was significantly influenced by wayfinding anxiety, psychoticism, involvement and overall immersive tendencies and was improved in those participants who adopted a survey strategy, indicating that navigation in virtual environments is effected not only by navigational strategy, but also an individual's personality, and other factors such as their level of experience with computers. Expand
Sensory dominance and multisensory integration as screening tools in aging
The pattern of sensory dominance shifted with healthy and abnormal aging to favour a propensity of auditory-dominant behaviour (i.e., detecting sounds faster than flashes), which clarified relationships between multisensory and memory functions in aging, while offering new avenues for improved dementia diagnostics. Expand
Altered tactile spatial attention in the early blind
The findings suggest that increased use of one sense due to sensory deprivation, such as touch in blind people, leads to alterations of attentional selection mechanism within modality-specific cortex. Expand
Redefining Access: Embracing multimodality, memorability and shared experience in Museums
Disability access to museums, both physical and intellectual, is generally considered a minority issue. Whilst museums and cultural institutions acknowledge the moral and legal importance of equalExpand
Museum audio description: the problem of textual fidelity
ABSTRACT Museums present a myriad of source texts, which are often highly ambiguous. Yet museum audio description (AD) is sited in an AD tradition that advocates objectivity. In screen AD,Expand
Event‐related potential evidence for the use of external coordinates in the preparation of tactile attention by the early blind
The results confirm that neither concurrent nor developmental vision is necessary for the default use of an external spatial framework in tactile attention, but suggest that the relative impact of an internal vs. an anatomical spatial coordinate system may be affected by visual experience. Expand
Spatial processing, mental imagery, and creativity in individuals with and without sight
It has been argued that individuals born without sight are impaired on all “active” spatial imagery tasks (e.g., Vecchi, 1998). If this were the case, people without sight would be limited in theirExpand