Binocular vision, the optic chiasm, and their associations with vertebrate motor behavior

Abstract

Ipsilateral retinal projections (IRP) in the optic chiasm (OC) vary considerably. Most animal groups possess laterally situated eyes and no or few IRP, but, e.g., cats and primates have frontal eyes and high proportions of IRP. The traditional hypothesis that bifocal vision developed to enable predation or to increase perception in restricted light… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2015.00089

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