Experimental Brain Research

, Volume 106, Issue 3, pp 485–487

An audio-visual convergence area in the human brain

  • M. P. Regan
  • D. Regan
  • P. He
Research Note


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 brain Evoked magnetic field MEG 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. P. Regan
    • 1
  • D. Regan
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • P. He
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Psychology, Room 375, Behavioural Sciences BuildingYork UniversityNorth YorkCanada
  2. 2.Institute for Space and Terrestrial ScienceYork UniversityNorth YorkCanada
  3. 3.Department of BiologyYork UniversityNorth YorkCanada

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