Receptive Fields and Functional Archi- Tecture in Two Nonstriate Visual Areas (18 and 19) of the Cati

Abstract

To UNDERSTAND VISION in physiological terms represents a formidable problem for the biologist. I t am0 unts to learning how the nervous system handles incoming messages so that form, color, movement, and depth can be perceived and interpreted. One approach, perhaps the most direct, is to stimulate the retina with patterns of light while recording from single cells or fibers at various points along the visual pa thway. For each cell the optimum stimulus can be determined, and one can note the charac teristics common to cells at the next. each level in the visual pathway, and compare a given level with

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@inproceedings{Hubel2001ReceptiveFA, title={Receptive Fields and Functional Archi- Tecture in Two Nonstriate Visual Areas (18 and 19) of the Cati}, author={David H. Hubel and Naama Wiesel}, year={2001} }