Visual neuroscience is the study of the way in which the -brain accomplishes sight, and this book presents overviews of a range of topics in this area. The chapters are grouped into six sections - retina, retino-geniculate connections, visual development, comparative visual physiology, visual cortex and integrative aspects - and the authors describe both their own contributions to the field, and the influence of their teacher, P.O. Bishop, on their scientific development.description of new microcircuits, so the wiring diagram of the retina is now perceived to be less complete than was thought 10 years ago. ... their response, but also by the sum of their spatial, temporal, spectral and adaptive characteristics (Levick aamp; Thibos, 1983). ... References Amthor, F. R., Oyster, C. W. aamp; Takahashi, E. S. (1984) Morphology of on-off direction-selective ganglion cells in the rabbit retina.
|Author||:||John Douglas Pettigrew, Kenneth James Sanderson|
|Publisher||:||CUP Archive - 1986|