Cross-modal integration of natural auditory and visual stimuli

  title={Cross-modal integration of natural auditory and visual stimuli},
  author={Klaus Tichacek and Kai-Uwe K{\"u}hnberger and Peter K{\"o}nig and Petra Ludewig and Thorsten Hinrichs},
It is an important function of attention to direct our sensory organs towards objects of interest. Recent studies elucidate the relation between selected fixations of the eye and statistical properties of the visual stimulus (Reinagel & Zandor, 1999; Parkhurst et al., 2002; Einhäuser & König, 2003). Remarkably, other modalities are equally effective in directing overt visual attention. Here we study the integration of simultaneously presented natural auditory and visual cues for the selection… CONTINUE READING