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Visual Cortex

Known as: Cortex, Visual, cortex visual 
Area of the OCCIPITAL LOBE concerned with the processing of visual information relayed via VISUAL PATHWAYS.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Neurons in the cerebral cortex are organized into anatomical columns, with ensembles of cells arranged from the surface to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The first steps in the process of reading a printed word belong to the domain of visual object perception. They culminate in a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A method of using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to measure retinotopic organization within human cortex is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Simple cells in the primary visual cortex often appear to compute a weighted sum of the light intensity distribution of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PRIMARY visual cortex receives visual input from the eyes through the lateral geniculate nuclei, but is not known to receive… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We studied extra-receptive field contextual modulation in area V1 of awake, behaving macaque monkeys. Contextual modulation was… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
  • Avi Karni, Dov Sagi
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  • 1991
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In terms of functional anatomy, where does learning occur when, for a basic visual discrimination task, performance improves with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Staining for the mitochondrial enzyme cytochrome oxidase reveals an array of dense regions (blobs) in the primate primary visual… Expand
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Of the many possible functions of the macaque monkey primary visual cortex (striate cortex, area 17) two are now fairly well… Expand
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Highly Cited
1962
Highly Cited
1962
What chiefly distinguishes cerebral cortex from other parts of the central nervous system is the great diversity of its cell… Expand
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