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Multisensory integration processes underlying speech perception as revealed by the McGurk illusion

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Author(s):
Marques, Lucas Murrins ; Lapenta, Olivia Morgan ; Costa, Thiago Leiros ; Boggio, Paulo Sergio
Total Authors: 4
Document type: Review article
Source: LANGUAGE COGNITION AND NEUROSCIENCE; v. 31, n. 9, p. 1115-1129, 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 1
Abstract

The McGurk illusion is one of the most studied illusions in the multisensory integration literature. It is based on the synchronous presentation of visual lip movement, accompanied by a different auditory syllable resulting in the perception of a third syllable. This illusion provides information regarding the unconscious integration of input from different sensory modalities involved in speech perception. Here, we present a review of the use of the McGurk illusion as a tool for the understanding of multisensory integration processes involved in speech perception. This review intends to provide a better knowledge of the McGurk illusion and the multisensory integration processes involved in speech perception. Also, considering the robustness of the illusion and the insights it provides on multisensory integration processes, we present possible uses of the illusion as a tool to investigate multisensory integration in clinical populations. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/11668-5 - Evaluating perceptual organization in healthy controls and two clinical populations: basic and translational research
Grantee:Thiago Leiros Costa
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 12/24696-1 - Importance of the cortical motor network in human movement perception
Grantee:Olivia Morgan Lapenta
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 14/24399-2 - Interhemispheric balance of prefrontal cortex and emotion regulation: a neuromodulatory, behavioral and psychophysiological study
Grantee:Lucas Murrins Marques
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master