Behavioral and Brain Sciences


Short Communication

Physiological convergence of sensory signals as a prelude to perception


Kurt F. Ahrens a1
a1 Department of Physics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0319 kurt@ucsd.eduwww.physics.ucsd.edu/~kurt

Abstract

The global array may be a useful concept in studying behavior in a complex environment, especially in the context of dynamical systems theory. However, Stoffregen & Bardy's arguments are weakened by the conflation of sensation and perception, and by the lack of evidence for synergy between stimulus energy arrays; strong evidence places the convergence of sensory stimuli inside the head.




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