Experimental Brain Research

, Volume 106, Issue 3, pp 485–487

An audio-visual convergence area in the human brain

Authors

  • M. P. Regan
    • Department of Psychology, Room 375, Behavioural Sciences BuildingYork University
  • D. Regan
    • Department of Psychology, Room 375, Behavioural Sciences BuildingYork University
    • Institute for Space and Terrestrial ScienceYork University
    • Department of BiologyYork University
  • P. He
    • Institute for Space and Terrestrial ScienceYork University
Research Note

DOI: 10.1007/BF00231071

Cite this article as:
Regan, M.P., Regan, D. & He, P. Exp Brain Res (1995) 106: 485. doi:10.1007/BF00231071

Abstract

By recording the magnetic field of the human brain while simultaneously presenting light to the eye and sound to the ear we have identified a brain region where auditory and visual signals converge. The location of this region is close to primary auditory cortex and far from primary visual cortex.

Key words

Sensory integration human brainEvoked magnetic fieldMEG
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