Topographical representations of mental images in primary visual cortex

@article{Kosslyn1995TopographicalRO,
  title={Topographical representations of mental images in primary visual cortex},
  author={Stephen M. Kosslyn and William L. Thompson and Irene J. Klm and Nathaniel M. Alpert},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1995},
  volume={378},
  pages={496-498}
}
WE report here the use of positron emission tomography (PET) to reveal that the primary visual cortex is activated when subjects close their eyes and visualize objects. The size of the image is systematically related to the location of maximal activity, which is as expected because the earliest visual areas are spatially organized1–5. These results were only evident, however, when imagery conditions were compared to a non-imagery baseline in which the same auditory cues were presented (and… 
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