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The Visual System of Primates in Phylogenetic Studies

  • Charles R. Noback

Abstract

A well-developed visual sense coupled with different degrees of manual and digital dexterity are two dominant expressions which characterize the order Primates. Thus, an understanding of the neurobiology of the optic and motor systems of the members of this order of mammals can shed light on several problems of phylogenetic significance.

Keywords

Visual Field Visual Cortex Superior Colliculus Color Vision Primary Visual Cortex 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles R. Noback
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  1. 1.Department of Anatomy, College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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