Interhemispheric Communication Between Neurons in Visual Cortex of the Rabbit
Whereas the physiological properties of the callosal system of the cat have been subjected to extensive investigation (see, for example, Berlucchi et al., 1967; Choudhury et al., 1965; Hubel and Weisel, 1967; Innocenti et al., 1974), those of other species have remained relatively unstudied. This chapter will review recent investigations of the visual callosal system of the rabbit. The physiological properties and the distribution of cells of origin of the corpus callosum (callosal efferent neurons) and cells which are synaptically activated by callosal input will be examined.
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