Combined activation and deactivation of visual cortex during tactile sensory processing.

@article{Merabet2007CombinedAA,
  title={Combined activation and deactivation of visual cortex during tactile sensory processing.},
  author={Lotfi B. Merabet and Jascha D. Swisher and Stephanie A. McMains and Mark A. Halko and Amir Amedi and Alvaro Pascual-Leone and David C Somers},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={97 2},
  pages={1633-41}
}
The involvement of occipital cortex in sensory processing is not restricted solely to the visual modality. Tactile processing has been shown to modulate higher-order visual and multisensory integration areas in sighted as well as visually deprived subjects; however, the extent of involvement of early visual cortical areas remains unclear. To investigate this issue, we employed functional magnetic resonance imaging in normally sighted, briefly blindfolded subjects with well-defined visuotopic… CONTINUE READING

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