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What is the difference between modality-specific and modality-independent?
-- Ka Wai Ng (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 13, 2004
If you run these terms through Google, you'll find many examples suggesting that modality-specific refers to parts of the brain activated by specific senses (vision, hearing, etc.) versus parts that may be activated by input from any of the senses.
-- Hendrika Vande Kemp (email@example.com), April 13, 2004.