Suppression of visual cortical evoked responses following deprivation of pattern vision in adult mice

  title={Suppression of visual cortical evoked responses following deprivation of pattern vision in adult mice},
  author={Timothy L T Siu and John W. Morley},
  journal={European Journal of Neuroscience},
  • T. Siu, J. Morley
  • Published 1 August 2008
  • Biology, Psychology
  • European Journal of Neuroscience
The effect of visual loss on the adult neocortex can have significant impact on the success of a visual implant. Recent research has shown that the adult neocortex retains substantial plasticity following a disruption to its afferent input. The result of these changes may hamper the development of a visual prosthesis if visual sensation cannot be effectively restored by stimulation of the surviving elements of the visual pathway. In order to evaluate further the visual performance of the… 

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