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Vision and the organization of behaviour

Zeil, Jochen; Boeddeker, Norbert; Hemmi, Jan


What do visual neurons compute? A recent review [1] states that current models of the primary visual cortex (V1) of mammals explain less than 50% of neuron response variance and that "as much as 85% of V1 function has yet to be accounted for". In this essay, we shall consider some of the essential facts of natural vision and argue that the organization of behaviour plays a crucial role in shaping the design of visual neurons. We conclude that the specific movements and perspectives of animals...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Current Biology
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.02.017


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