Wan-Ying Chee

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2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-(italic)para(/italic)-dioxin (TCDD), a ubiquitous environmental contaminant, is associated with increased fetal loss and reduced birth weight in animal studies. In 1976, an explosion at a trichlorophenol plant near Seveso, Italy, resulted in the highest TCDD exposure known in human residential populations. In 1996, we initiated(More)
In this thesis I describe a series of experiments conducted on striate cortex (V 1) of the awake, behaving monkey. The goal of these experiments was to examine the manner in which stimuli presented outside the receptive field (RF) of V1 neurons may influence the activity of these cells evoked by direct RF stimulation. I term this phenomenon extra-RF(More)
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