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'You two boys move together', says brain to the eye and the eardrum.

Dr Jennifer Groh and her team from Duke University made an interesting observation when they found that moving the eyes triggers vibrations of the eardrum even in the absence of any sounds. Whats more surprising is that these eardrum vibrations begin a bit before the eye movements which might point that both, the eardrums and the eyes are controlled by the same motor commands from the brain. This co-ordinated movements of the eyes and eardrums could mean that the brain is merging visual and auditory information.

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Scientific publication: www.pnas.org