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Faculty Forum Next Week

All faculty members are encouraged to attend the Faculty Forum next week on Wednesday 25 May. Items on the agenda will include:

The meeting, which is a chance for all staff to discuss the policies and activities of the faculty, will take place in Conference Centre room 4 at 4pm.

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Guest Lecture

Crossmodal correspondences: Looking for links between sound symbolism and synaesthesia and their application to sensory marketing

Professor Charles Spence, University of Oxford

Wednesday 25th May 2011, 1600-1700
Lecture Theatre 1, Fylde College

In many everyday situations, our senses are bombarded by numerous different unisensory signals at any given time. In order to gain the most veridical, and least variable, estimate of environmental stimuli/properties, we need to combine the individual noisy unisensory perceptual estimates that refer to the same object, while keeping those estimates belonging to different objects or events separate. How, though, does the brain 'know' which stimuli to combine?

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