Cognitive neuroscience: scene layout from vision and touch

Curr Biol. 2011 Jun 7;21(11):R437-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.04.037.


Parahippocampal and retrosplenial cortices respond strongly to visual scenes. A new study shows that these regions also activate when scenes are perceived haptically - even in the blind.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Cerebral Cortex / physiology*
  • Female
  • Form Perception / physiology*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Space Perception / physiology*
  • Visual Perception / physiology*