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Visual and auditory facilitation in auditory spatial localization

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Abstract:

It has previously been shown that adults localize unseen auditory targets more accurately with their eyes open than closed. The interpretation usually proposed to explain this phenomenon is that auditory spatial information is referred or translated to a visual frame of reference. The present experiments show that the presence of an auditory reference point facilitates auditory localization judgements in the same manner as a visual reference point does. Although our results do not support the visual frame of reference hypothesis, they suggest that the auditory and the visual modalities are strongly linked in their localizing processes.

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Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13506280042000250

Publication date: 2002-08-01

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