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Metacognition in multisensory perception

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Metacognition - the ability to monitor one's own decisions and representations, their accuracy and uncertainty - is considered a hallmark of intelligent behavior. Little is known about metacognition in our natural multisensory environment. To form a coherent percept, the brain should integrate signals from a common cause but segregate those from independent causes. Multisensory perception thus relies on inferring the world's causal structure, raising new challenges for metacognition. We discu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.tics.2016.08.006

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Funding agency for:
Spence, C
Grant:
"Rethinking the senses"
Publisher:
Cell Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Trends in Cognitive Sciences Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
10
Pages:
736–747
Publication date:
2016-09-06
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EISSN:
1879-307X
ISSN:
1364-6613
Source identifiers:
642243
Language:
English
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pubs:642243
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uuid:38330e56-41b9-4e15-95fb-13c25264530e
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pubs:642243
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2016-09-12

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