The Cat Primary Visual Cortex

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Written by experts on the forefront of investigations of brain function, vision, and perception, the material presented is of an unparalleled scientific quality, and shows that analyses of enormous breadth and sophistication are required to probe the structure and function of brain regions. The articles are highly persuasive in showing what can be achieved by carrying out careful and imaginative experiments. The Cat Primary Visual Cortex should emerge as essential reading for all those interested in cerebral cortical processing of visual signals or researching or working in any field of vision.

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* Comprehensive account of cat primary visual cortex
* Generous use of illustrations including color
* Covers research from structure to connections to functions
* Chapters by leaders in the field
* Topics presneted on multiple, compatible levels

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Cat Primary Visual Cortex provides the most comprehensive account available on the architecture, connections, physiology and pharmacology of the cat primary visual cortex. The book expresses the views and philosophy of researchers actively working in this field, and they show that cat primary visual cortex is a premier system for the study of the mysteries of vision. Moreover, it has played a central role in the general understanding of brain function, and more is known about cat primary visual cortex than about any other cerebral area, or even any other structure in the brain of any species.

In addition, the book also traces the historical role played by cat primary visual cortex in the emergence of the neurosciences, and it also brings together chapters by experts ont he forefront of investigations of brain function, vision and perception. The material presented is of an unparalleled scientific quality, and shows that analyses of enormous breadth and sophistication are required to probe the structure and function of brain regions. The articles are highly persuasive in showing what can be achieved by carrying out careful and imaginative experiments. The volume should emerge as an essential read for all those interested in cerebral cortical processing of visual signals.

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*Comprehensive account of cat primary visual cortex
*Generous use of illustrations including color
*Covers research from structure to connections to functions
*Chapters by leaders in the field
*Topics presneted on multiple, compatible levels

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Alan Peters, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Bertram Payne, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

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