Organization of corticocortical connections in human visual cortex.

  title={Organization of corticocortical connections in human visual cortex.},
  author={Andreas Burkhalter and Kerry L. Bernardo},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={86 3},
  • A. Burkhalter, K. Bernardo
  • Published 1 February 1989
  • Biology
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Clinical and psychophysical observations indicate that the visual cortex is critical for the perception of color, form, depth, and movement. Little, however, is known about the cortical circuitry that underlies these functions in humans. In an attempt to learn more about these connections, we have traced projections of primary (V1) and secondary (V2) visual cortex in the postmortem, fixed human brain, using the fluorescent dye 1,1'-dioctadecyl-3,3,3',3'-tetramethylindocarbocyanine perchlorate… 

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