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Functional Organization of Area V2 in the Awake Monkey

  • Esther Peterhans
Part of the Cerebral Cortex book series (CECO, volume 12)

Abstract

The second area of primate visual cortex, area V2, is the first and one of the largest areas of extrastriate cortex, yet relatively little is known about its function in vision. This chapter provides insight into the functional organization of area V2 by discussing the correlation between anatomy (cytochrome oxidase pattern) and single-cell physiology.

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Illusory Contour Subjective Contour Thin Stripe Binocular Disparity Middle Temporal 
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  • Esther Peterhans
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  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity Hospital ZurichZurichSwitzerland

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