Cross-modal self-recognition: the role of visual, auditory, and olfactory primes.

@article{Platek2004CrossmodalST,
  title={Cross-modal self-recognition: the role of visual, auditory, and olfactory primes.},
  author={Steven M. Platek and Jaime W Thomson and Gordon G. Gallup},
  journal={Consciousness and cognition},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={197-210}
}
Three priming experiments were conducted to determine how information about the self from different sensory modalities/cognitive domains affects self-face recognition. Being exposed to your body odor, seeing your name, and hearing your name all facilitated self-face recognition in a reaction time task. No similar cross-modal facilitation was found among stimuli from familiar or novel individuals. The finding of a left-hand advantage for self-face recognition was replicated when no primes were… CONTINUE READING
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