Vision and touch through the looking glass in a case of crossmodal extinction.

@article{Maravita2000VisionAT,
  title={Vision and touch through the looking glass in a case of crossmodal extinction.},
  author={Angelo Maravita and Charles Spence and Karen Ann Clarke and Masud Husain and Jon Driver},
  journal={Neuroreport},
  year={2000},
  volume={11 16},
  pages={3521-6}
}
When observing ourselves in a mirror, we see our body and adjacent objects (e.g. a comb or razor) projecting the image of distant objects. Are these recoded by the brain as reflecting stimuli in peripersonal space? To address this, we exploited the neuropsychological phenomenon of crossmodal, visual-tactile extinction, as shown by patient BV following right-hemisphere stroke. In such crossmodal extinction, a right visual event impairs the perception of a simultaneous left tactile event. In BV… CONTINUE READING

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