Parallel Processing in the Visual System

The Classification of Retinal Ganglion Cells and its Impact on the Neurobiology of Vision

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ISBN: 978-1-4684-4435-3 (Print) 978-1-4684-4433-9 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. The Classification of Retinal Ganglion Cells

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-31

      From the Beginning

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      Chapter

      Pages 33-81

      The Y/X/W Classification of Cat Retinal Ganglion Cells

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      Chapter

      Pages 83-119

      Ganglion Cell Classification in Other Species

  3. On the Methodology of Classification

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

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      Chapter

      Pages 123-134

      Toward Certainty, Objectivity, or Testability?

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-145

      Epistemological Background

  4. The Impact of Ganglion Cell Classification

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

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      Chapter

      Pages 149-193

      On the Understanding of Visual Processing in the Diencephalon

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      Chapter

      Pages 195-216

      On the Understanding of the Visual Centers of the Midbrain

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      Chapter

      Pages 217-263

      On the Understanding of Visual Cortex

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      Chapter

      Pages 265-323

      On the Understanding of Retinal Topography

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      Chapter

      Pages 325-351

      On the Understanding of the Visual Pathways’ Dependence on the Visual Environment

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      Chapter

      Pages 353-373

      On the Understanding of Visual Psychophysics and Behavior

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      Chapter

      Pages 375-397

      Extensions and Limits of the Parallel Processing Analysis

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 399-438