Distinct Pathways Involved in Sound Recognition and Localization: A Human fMRI Study

  title={Distinct Pathways Involved in Sound Recognition and Localization: A Human fMRI Study},
  author={Philippe Maeder and Reto A Meuli and Michela Adriani and Anne Bellmann and Eleonora Fornari and Jean-Philippe Thiran and Antoine Pittet and Stephanie Clarke},
Evidence from psychophysical studies in normal and brain-damaged subjects suggests that auditory information relevant to recognition and localization are processed by distinct neuronal populations. We report here on anatomical segregation of these populations. Brain activation associated with performance in sound identification and localization was investigated in 18 normal subjects using fMRI. Three conditions were used: (i) comparison of spatial stimuli simulated with interaural time… 

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