Merging of the Senses

  title={Merging of the Senses},
  author={Sidney S. Simon},
  journal={Frontiers in Neuroscience},
  pages={13 - 14}
When we are constantly and simultaneously bombarded with various types of sensory inputs, how do we make decisions or motor outputs to deal with the world in a meaningful manner? This is a central issue in multisensory integration. One example of such type of processing is eating, as placing food in one's mouth provides taste, olfactory and somatosensory (texture, temperature) information (Verhagen and Engelen, 2006, Simon et al., 2006). Indeed, virtually all combinations of the senses are… CONTINUE READING