Visual aftereffects:Cortical neurons change their tune

Abstract

Recent studies of areas V1 and MT in the visual cortex show that exposure to a stimulus can change the contrast sensitivity of cells and shift their peak sensitivity to a new orientation or movement direction. In MT, these shifts can correctly predict illusory changes - visual aftereffects - in movement direction, but in V1, they are more difficult to interpret.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2004.09.011
Divisions: Life & Health Sciences > Optometry
Additional Information: Copyright © 2004 Elsevier Ltd All rights reserved.
Uncontrolled Keywords: visual cortex,contrast sensitivity,peak sensitivity,illusory changes,visual aftereffects,Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2004-09
Authors: Georgeson, Mark A. ( 0000-0002-8173-9522)

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