Multisensory constraints on awareness.

  title={Multisensory constraints on awareness.},
  author={Ophelia Deroy and Yi-Chuan Chen and Charles Spence},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  volume={369 1641},
Given that multiple senses are often stimulated at the same time, perceptual awareness is most likely to take place in multisensory situations. However, theories of awareness are based on studies and models established for a single sense (mostly vision). Here, we consider the methodological and theoretical challenges raised by taking a multisensory perspective on perceptual awareness. First, we consider how well tasks designed to study unisensory awareness perform when used in multisensory… CONTINUE READING
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