The primary visual cortex fills in color.

@article{Sasaki2004ThePV,
  title={The primary visual cortex fills in color.},
  author={Yuka Sasaki and Takeo Watanabe},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2004},
  volume={101 52},
  pages={18251-6}
}
One of the most important goals of visual processing is to reconstruct adequate representations of surfaces in a scene. It is thought that surface representation is produced mainly in the midlevel vision and that area V1 (the primary visual cortex) activity is solely due to feedback from the midlevel stage. Here, we measured functional MRI signals corresponding to "neon color spreading": an illusory transparent surface with long-range color filling-in, one of the important mediums in… CONTINUE READING

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