The distribution of wavelength and orientation selective cells in different areas of monkey visual cortex

@article{Zeki1983TheDO,
  title={The distribution of wavelength and orientation selective cells in different areas of monkey visual cortex},
  author={Semir Zeki},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological Sciences},
  year={1983},
  volume={217},
  pages={449 - 470}
}
  • S. Zeki
  • Published 22 March 1983
  • Biology
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological Sciences
The distribution of orientation and wavelength selective cells in visual areas V1, the V4 complex and V5 of macaque monkey cortex was studied by recording from regions representing equivalent eccentricities in each and characterizing cells for their orientational and wavelength preferences. The results showed: (a) that in VI wavelength selective cells are concentrated in the region of foveal representation (central 0-2°) and decline at increasing eccentricities; (b) that in the V4 complex the… 

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