Many neuroscience textbooks really only devote a few pages to multisensory interaction," says Shinsuke Shimojo, the Gertrude Baltimore Professor of Experimental Psychology and principal investigator on the study.
The ability to engage high level cognitive processing while the body is engaged in a cardiovascular workout has set Multisensory Fitness technology apart when it comes to promoting brain plasticity and neurogenesis.
It is necessary to talk about using a multisensory approach in designing interpretation; it makes great educational sense, but what do you do when some of your audience may not be able to avail themselves of one or more of those input modes?
The Multisensory Handbook: A Guide for Children and Adults with Sensory Learning Disabilities, by Paul Pagliano, of James Cook University, Australia, is a well-conceived book that examines sensory functioning in people with multiple disabilities from a strong theoretical point of view.
Summary: In an attempt to draw attention to people with disabilities and integrate them in the society, Dar Al-Fikr student Noura Al-Zaid has created a multisensory room at the Hope Center in Jeddah as part of completing her graduation project course.
Researchers in the many disciplines that the study of multisensory perception encompasses update colleagues to the current status of the field, and introduce the field to scientists in neighboring disciplines.