Colonius, Hans and Wolff, Felix Hermann and Diederich, Adele (2017) Trimodal race model inequalities in multisensory integration: I. Basics. Frontiers in psychology, 8. ISSN 1664-1078

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The race model inequality has become an important testing tool for the analysis of redundant signals tasks. In crossmodal reaction time experiments, the strength of violation of the inequality is taken as measure of multisensory integration occurring beyond probability summation. Here we extend previous results on trimodal race model inequalities and specify the underlying context invariance assumptions required for their validity. Some simulation results comparing the race model and the superposition model for Erlang distributed random variables illustrate the trimodal inequalities.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Publiziert mit Hilfe des DFG-geförderten Open Access-Publikationsfonds der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg.
Uncontrolled Keywords: multisensory integration, race model inequality, context invariance, trimodal case, redundant signals effect, superposition model, statistical facilitation, probability summation
Subjects: Philosophy and psychology > Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Department of Psychology
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 08:16
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2017 11:31
URN: urn:nbn:de:gbv:715-oops-34020
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01141

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