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The Precedence Effect

Its Implications for Developmental Questions
  • Rachel Keen Clifton
Part of the Advances in the Study of Communication and Affect book series (ASCA, volume 10)

Abstract

The study of illusions forcibly reminds us that our experience of the world is, to a great extent, created within our own heads. Understanding illusions can help explicate the way the brain handles sensory information, which is an interesting idea traced through its long history by Coren and Girgus (1978). Developmental changes in the way illusions are perceived may, in turn, bring a better understanding of both the developing nervous system and the functioning of a mature nervous system.

Keywords

Auditory Cortex Delay Interval Sound Localization Precedence Effect Interaural Time Difference 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rachel Keen Clifton
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of MassachusettsAmherstUSA

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