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Parietal connectivity mediates multisensory facilitation NeuroImage (April 2013), doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.04.047 by David Brang, Zack Taich, Steven A. Hillyard, Marcia Grabowecky, Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
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    author = {Brang, David and Taich, Zack and Hillyard, Steven A. and Grabowecky, Marcia and Ramachandran, Vilayanur S.},
    doi = {10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.04.047},
    issn = {10538119},
    journal = {NeuroImage},
    keywords = {biology, sc, sc-connectivity},
    month = apr,
    posted-at = {2013-04-30 16:48:30},
    priority = {2},
    title = {Parietal connectivity mediates multisensory facilitation},
    url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.04.047},
    year = {2013},
    journal = {NeuroImage},
    volume = {78},
    month = sept,
    pages={396--401}
}

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There is multisensory integration in areas typically considered unisensory, eg. primary and secondary auditory cortex.

There is are feedforward and feed-back connections between visual cortex and auditory cortex.

Connectivity-wise, the strongest connections between SC and cortex are between SC and parietal lobe.

High white matter coherence between the parietal lobe and modality-specific brain regions is correlated with high temporal multi-sensory enhancement (shorter reaction times in multi-sensory trials than in uni-sensory trials).