Shape and arrangement of columns in cat's striate cortex.

  title={Shape and arrangement of columns in cat's striate cortex.},
  author={David H. Hubel and Torsten N. Wiesel},
  journal={The Journal of physiology},
Cells in the cat's striate cortex show marked specificity in their responses to restricted retinal stimulation (Hubel & Wiesel, 1959, 1962). The most effective stimulus shapes are long narrow rectangles of light ('slits'), dark bars against a light background ('dark bars'), and straight-line borders separating areas of different brightness ('edges'). A given cell responds vigorously when an appropriate stimulus is shone on the receptive field or moved across it, provided the stimulus is… CONTINUE READING
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