Combining auditory and tactile inputs to create a sense of auditory space.

@inproceedings{Deas2010CombiningAA,
  title={Combining auditory and tactile inputs to create a sense of auditory space.},
  author={Ross W. Deas and Robert Adamson and Philip P. Garland and Manohar Bance and Jeremy A. Brown},
  year={2010}
}
To localize a sound, the auditory system uses multiple cues, including binaural differences in timing and level that arise from the separation of the ears by the solid mass of the head. It has repeatedly been shown that the ability to utilize these cues is plastic and experience‐based. Vibrotactile input shares many common features with auditory signals, and there is some overlap between the frequency range of the sensitivity of the ear and skin. In this study, we examine whether the auditory… CONTINUE READING

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