Uniform spatial spread of population activity in primate parafoveal V1.

@article{Palmer2012UniformSS,
  title={Uniform spatial spread of population activity in primate parafoveal V1.},
  author={Chris R Palmer and Yuzhi Chen and Eyal Seidemann},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={107 7},
  pages={1857-67}
}
What are the shape and size of the region in primate V1 that processes information from a single point in visual space? This region, a fundamental property termed cortical point image (CPI) (McIlwain 1986), represents the minimal population of V1 neurons that can be activated by a visual stimulus and therefore has important implications for population coding in the cortex. Previous indirect attempts to measure the CPI in macaque V1 using sparse microelectrode recordings resulted in conflicting… CONTINUE READING

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