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The Primate Visual System

By: Jon H Kaas and Christine E Collins

384 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #138025 | ISBN: 0849312434
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Contributed by a multidisciplinary group of leading researchers, chapters consider a range of topics concerning various primates, including humans, and cover processing from the eye to neural codes for action, and from basic perception to memory.


Introduction: A Brief Overview of the Primate Visual System. The K, P, and M Pathways from Retina to Cortex. The Pulvinar Complex. The Development of Neuron Response Properties in Primary Visual Cortex. The Second Visual Area, V2. The SuperiorColliculus. Early Visual Areas: V2, V3, DM, DL, and MT. Plasticity of Visual Cortex in Adults. Processing Hierarchies in Visual Cortex. Visuomotor Areas in Frontal and Parietal Cortex. Specializations of Human Visual Cortex. Maps of the Visual Field inthe Cerebral Cortex of Primates: Functional Organization and Significance. Face Expertise and Category Specialization in the Human Occipitotemporal Cortex. Motion Processing in Human Visual Cortex. The Functional Organization of Monkey InferotemporalCortex. Comparative Studies of Pyramidal Neurons in Visual Cortex of Monkeys. Feedback Connections: Splitting the Arrow.

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