When sound and picture do not fit: Mismatch negativity and sensory interaction.

@article{Ullsperger2006WhenSA,
  title={When sound and picture do not fit: Mismatch negativity and sensory interaction.},
  author={Peter Ullsperger and Udo Erdmann and Gabriele Freude and Waltraut Dehoff},
  journal={International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={3-7}
}
The Mismatch Negativity (MMN), an index of auditory stimulus representation, was studied in a design of simultaneous auditory and visual stimulus presentation. A counting task drew the attention of participants to picture presentation and was unrelated to the occurring sounds. With the picture of a hammer hitting a nail a standard sound "bang" came along. Rarely, a deviant picture showed the hammer hitting the finger combined with a corresponding deviant sound "ouch." Sometimes this deviant… CONTINUE READING

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