A simpler primate brain: the visual system of the marmoset monkey

@inproceedings{Solomon2014ASP,
  title={A simpler primate brain: the visual system of the marmoset monkey},
  author={Samuel G. Solomon and Marcello G P Rosa},
  booktitle={Front. Neural Circuits.},
  year={2014}
}
Humans are diurnal primates with high visual acuity at the center of gaze. Although primates share many similarities in the organization of their visual centers with other mammals, and even other species of vertebrates, their visual pathways also show unique features, particularly with respect to the organization of the cerebral cortex. Therefore, in order to understand some aspects of human visual function, we need to study non-human primate brains. Which species is the most appropriate model… CONTINUE READING