How our brain links faces and voices

Research report (imported) 2012 - Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Blank, Helen; von Kriegstein, Katharina
Max-Planck-Forschungsgruppe Neuronale Mechanismen zwischenmenschlicher Kommunikation
During face-to-face communication we integrate information from face and voice in order to recognize the identity of our conversational partner and understand the speech message. Novel research has shown that the brain integrates auditory and visual modalities much earlier than was previously thought.

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