Practising orientation identification improves orientation coding in V1 neurons

@article{Schoups2001PractisingOI,
  title={Practising orientation identification improves orientation coding in V1 neurons},
  author={A. A. Schoups and R. Vogels and N. Qian and G. Orban},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2001},
  volume={412},
  pages={549-553}
}
The adult brain shows remarkable plasticity, as demonstrated by the improvement in fine sensorial discriminations after intensive practice. The behavioural aspects of such perceptual learning are well documented, especially in the visual system. Specificity for stimulus attributes clearly implicates an early cortical site, where receptive fields retain fine selectivity for these attributes; however, the neuronal correlates of a simple visual discrimination task remained unidentified. Here we… Expand
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