Activity-dependent development of visual receptive fields.

@article{Thompson2017ActivitydependentDO,
  title={Activity-dependent development of visual receptive fields.},
  author={Andrew D. Thompson and Alexandra Gribizis and Chinfei Chen and Michael C. Crair},
  journal={Current opinion in neurobiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={42},
  pages={136-143}
}
It is widely appreciated that neuronal activity contributes to the development of brain representations of the external world. In the visual system, in particular, it is well known that activity cooperates with molecular cues to establish the topographic organization of visual maps on a macroscopic scale [1,2] (Huberman et al., 2008; Cang and Feldheim, 2013), mapping axons in a retinotopic and eye-specific manner. In recent years, significant progress has been made in elucidating the role of… CONTINUE READING
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