Sound alters visual evoked potentials in humans.

  title={Sound alters visual evoked potentials in humans.},
  author={L. Shams and Yukiyasu Kamitani and Shelby Thompson and S. Shimojo},
  volume={12 17},
When a single flash is accompanied by two auditory beeps, the single flash is perceived as two flashes. We investigated whether this crossmodal influence on visual perception occurs at the level of the modality-specific visual pathway or later. We compared the visual evoked potentials (VEPs) in the presence and absence of sound. Activity was modulated extensively and with short latency in trials in which an illusory flash was perceived. In addition, the brain potentials for the illusory flash… CONTINUE READING