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The Primate Visual System

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Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780470868102


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The Primate Visual System by Bowers, David Download PDF EPUB FB2

The visual system comprises the sensory organ (the eye) and parts of the central nervous system (the retina containing photoreceptor cells, the optic nerve, the optic tract and the visual cortex) which gives organisms the sense of sight (the ability to detect and process visible light) as well as enabling the formation of several non-image photo response functions.

A primate ( ˈ p r aɪ m eɪ t PRY-mayt) (from Latin primat- from primus 'prime, first rank') is a eutherian mammal constituting the taxonomic order Primates ( p r aɪ ˈ m eɪ t iː z ). Primates arose 8555 million years ago first from small terrestrial mammals, which adapted to living in the trees of tropical forests: many primate characteristics represent adaptations to life in this.

The Primary Visual Cortex by Matthew Schmolesky; Part X: Repair and Regeneration in the visual sytem. Regeneration in the Goldfish Visual System by Sam Nona; Regeneration in the visual system of adult mammals by Yves Sauve and Frederic Gaillard; Fetal tissue allografts in the central visual system of rodents by Frederic Gaillard and Yves Sauve.

Eye monitoring, stimulus presentation, data acquisition, and behavioral monitoring were controlled by the CORTEX system. Visual stimuli presented to estimate V4 RFs were °×° bar stimuli appearing at four possible orientations (0, 45, 90, and °).

Primate communication comes in four forms: vocal, visual, olfactory, and tactile. Species vary in their reliance on each. Because it is difficult to see others in the dark, and because nocturnal primates avoid predators by remaining quiet, species like the slow loris and the aye-aye rely heavily on scent-marking to communicate with conspecifics.

Taxonomic charts of the living primates can be found below. The primates are divided into two major taxonomic groups: strepsirrhines, which retain primitive characteristics, such as the lemurs of Madagascar and the bushbabies of Africa, and the more derived haplorrhines, that The Primate Visual System book, the tarsier, monkeys, and apes.

The older terms for the suborders that are still in popular use are Prosimii (see. Helga Kolb. Overview. When an ophthalmologist uses an ophthalmoscope to look into your eye he sees the following view of the retina (Fig. In the center of the retina is the optic nerve, a circular to oval white area measuring about 2 x mm across.

The visual cortex processes information concerning form, pattern, and motion within functional maps that reflect the layout of neuronal circuits. The columnar organization in the primate V-1 is defined by the neuronal properties of ocularity and place imposed by geniculate input and by orientation specificity generated by intracortical processing.

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Continued. Michael H. Myoga, in The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference (Second Edition), Abstract. The superior colliculus (SC) is a multisensory midbrain structure that integrates visual, auditory, and somatosensory spatial information to initiate orienting movements of the eyes and head toward salient objects in space.

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The brain is the main control centre of the whole body. The brain is made up of special cells called nerves, which are connected with each. The assumption of a single visual system began to be challenged in the late s and early s. According to one influential account (Schneider, ), the more ancient subcortical visual system (in particular, the superior colliculus) enables animals to localise objects whereas the newer cortical visual system allows them to identify those.

The rapid visual serial presentation (RSVP) stream used in the AB task consisted of 16 items (except in Experiments 1c and 1d). Among these items, one or two were the targets (capital letters selected from the alphabet, excluding B, D, O, I, M, Q, S, W, and Z), and the remaining were distractors (one-digit numbers, 1 and 0 excluded, without.

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The visual cortex is the area located in the occipital lobe (at the very back of the brain) that processes visual information. If you were stimulated in the visual cortex, you would see flashes of light or colour, and perhaps you remember having had the experience of seeing stars when you were hit in, or fell on, the back of your head.

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