Specialized Color Modules in Macaque Extrastriate Cortex

  title={Specialized Color Modules in Macaque Extrastriate Cortex},
  author={B. Conway and Sebastian M{\"o}ller and D. Tsao},
  • B. Conway, Sebastian Möller, D. Tsao
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuron
  • Imaging studies are consistent with the existence of brain regions specialized for color, but electrophysiological studies have produced conflicting results. Here we address the neural basis for color, using targeted single-unit recording in alert macaque monkeys, guided by functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of the same subjects. Distributed within posterior inferior temporal cortex, a large region encompassing V4, PITd, and posterior TEO that some have proposed functions as a single… CONTINUE READING
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