Multisensory representation of the space near the hand: from perception to action and interindividual interactions.

@article{Brozzoli2014MultisensoryRO,
  title={Multisensory representation of the space near the hand: from perception to action and interindividual interactions.},
  author={Claudio Brozzoli and H. Henrik Ehrsson and Alessandro Farn{\`e}},
  journal={The Neuroscientist : a review journal bringing neurobiology, neurology and psychiatry},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={122-35}
}
When interacting with objects and other people, the brain needs to locate our limbs and the relevant visual information surrounding them. Studies on monkeys showed that information from different sensory modalities converge at the single cell level within a set of interconnected multisensory frontoparietal areas. It is largely accepted that this network allows for multisensory processing of the space surrounding the body (peripersonal space), whose function has been linked to the sensory… CONTINUE READING

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