Comparative Examination of Audio-Visual Rhythmic Processing in Birds and Humans.

Hagmann, Carl.

Abstract: Rhythms occur in nature in multiple sensory modalities and across variable time scales. Humans most commonly conceive of rhythms as occurring in the auditory modality, but we are sensitive to visual rhythms as well. Recent studies have found that auditory and motor networks in the brains of vocal learning animals are tightly connected (Patel, 2008). Such connectivity may enable the proce... read more

Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
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