A dynamic neural model of localization of brief successive stimuli in saltation

Hil Gaétan Ellart Meijer, Jörg Trojan, Dieter Kleinböhl, Rupert Hölzl, Jan R. Buitenweg

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    Somatosensory saltation is an illusion robustly generated using short tactile stimuli [1,2]. There is a perceived displacement of a first stimulus if followed by a subsequent nearby stimulus with a short stimulus onset asynchrony (SOA). Experimental reports suggest that this illusion results from spatiotemporal integration in early processing stages, but the exact neural mechanism is unknown. The neuronal mechanism involved is probably quite generic as similar phenomena occur in other modalities, audition for example [3].
    Original languageUndefined
    Article number10.1186/1471-2202-10-S1-P350
    Pages (from-to)P350
    Number of pages2
    JournalBMC neuroscience
    Issue numberSuppl 1
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2009
    EventBMC Neuroscience 2009, 10 (Suppl. 1: Eighteenth Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting: CNS*2009) - Berlin, Germany
    Duration: 18 Jul 200923 Jul 2009


    • EWI-16426
    • Saltation
    • IR-68281
    • METIS-265234
    • neural network model

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