Seeing with the mind’s eye: top-down, bottom-up, and conscious awareness

  title={Seeing with the mind’s eye: top-down, bottom-up, and conscious awareness},
  author={A. Ishai},
  journal={F1000 Biology Reports},
  • A. Ishai
  • Published 2010
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • F1000 Biology Reports
  • With the advent of functional brain imaging techniques and recent developments in the analysis of cortical connectivity, the focus of mental imagery studies has shifted from a semi-modular approach to an integrated cortical network perspective. Functional magnetic resonance imaging studies of visual imagery of faces and objects show that activation of content-specific representations stored in the ventral visual stream is top-down-modulated by parietal and frontal regions. Recent findings in… CONTINUE READING

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