Temporal Codes for Colors, Patterns, and Memories
We can see and understand complicated visual images without conscious effort. Other physical abilities, such as balancing, walking, and talking, are also effortless. One major difference between sensory and motor activity is that we can decompose our movements into a series of very small motions. This conscious decomposition allows our introspection to help us understand how we move. Unfortunately, we cannot decompose our visual perceptions into serial elements of seeing. Thus, introspection cannot help us understand how we see. The present work attempts to help us understand how the brain sees by decomposing vision into elements below our conscious perception: the activity of individual neurons.
KeywordsNeuronal Response Striate Cortex Spike Count Temporal Code Walsh Function
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