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Sensory Systems: Auditory Action Streams?

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The visual system is suggested to have two main processing streams, dorsal and ventral, the former being an 'action stream' concerned with motor responses, as opposed to perception. Two recent studies suggest the existence of a comparable mechanism in the auditory system. © 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Griffiths TD

Publication type: Note

Publication status: Published

Journal: Current Biology

Year: 2008

Volume: 18

Issue: 9

Pages: R387-R388

ISSN (print): 0960-9822

ISSN (electronic): 1879-0445


DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.03.007

PubMed id: 18460320