Attention and the crossmodal construction of space.

  title={Attention and the crossmodal construction of space.},
  author={Jon Driver and Charles Spence},
  journal={Trends in cognitive sciences},
  volume={2 7},
Traditional studies of spatial attention consider only a single sensory modality at a time (e.g. just vision, or just audition). In daily life, however, our spatial attention often has to be coordinated across several modalities. This is a non-trivial problem, given that each modality initially codes space in entirely different ways. In the last five years, there has been a spate of studies on crossmodal attention. These have demonstrated numerous crossmodal links in spatial attention, such… CONTINUE READING
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