Improved auditory spatial tuning in blind humans

@article{Rder1999ImprovedAS,
  title={Improved auditory spatial tuning in blind humans},
  author={Brigitte R{\"o}der and Wolfgang A. Teder-S{\"a}lej{\"a}rvi and Anette Sterr and Frank R{\"o}sler and Steven A. Hillyard and Helen J. Neville},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1999},
  volume={400},
  pages={162-166}
}
Despite reports of improved auditory discrimination capabilities in blind humans and visually deprived animals, there is no general agreement as to the nature or pervasiveness of such compensatory sensory enhancements. Neuroimaging studies have pointed out differences in cerebral organization between blind and sighted humans, but the relationship between these altered cortical activation patterns and auditory sensory acuity remains unclear. Here we compare behavioural and electrophysiological… Expand
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