Shape-specific activation of occipital cortex in an early blind echolocation expert

  title={Shape-specific activation of occipital cortex in an early blind echolocation expert},
  author={S. Arnott and L. Thaler and J. L. Milne and D. Kish and M. Goodale},
  • S. Arnott, L. Thaler, +2 authors M. Goodale
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychologia
  • We have previously reported that an early-blind echolocating individual (EB) showed robust occipital activation when he identified distant, silent objects based on echoes from his tongue clicks (Thaler, Arnott, & Goodale, 2011). In the present study we investigated the extent to which echolocation activation in EB's occipital cortex reflected general echolocation processing per se versus feature-specific processing. In the first experiment, echolocation audio sessions were captured with in-ear… CONTINUE READING
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