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Development of Orientation and Ocular Dominance Columns in Infant Macaques

@inproceedings{Obermayer1993DevelopmentOO,
  title={Development of Orientation and Ocular Dominance Columns in Infant Macaques},
  author={Klaus Obermayer and Lynne Kiorpes and Gary G. Blasdel},
  booktitle={NIPS},
  year={1993}
}
Maps of orientation preference and ocular dominance were recorded optically from the cortices of 5 infant macaque monkeys, ranging in age from 3.5 to 14 weeks. In agreement with previous observations, we found that basic features of orientation and ocular dominance maps, as well as correlations between them, are present and robust by 3.5 weeks of age. We did observe changes in the strength of ocular dominance signals, as well as in the spacing of ocular dominance bands, both of which increased… 

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