13. Emergence of Order in Visual System Development

  1. Mark H. Johnson,
  2. Yuko Munakata and
  3. Rick O. Gilmore
  1. Carla J. Shatz

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch13

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

How to Cite

Shatz, C. J. (2005) Emergence of Order in Visual System Development, in Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition (eds M. H. Johnson, Y. Munakata and R. O. Gilmore), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631217367

Online ISBN: 9780470753507

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Keywords:

  • visual system;
  • neuronal activity;
  • vertebrates;
  • synaptic transmission;
  • cell surfeces

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • LGN Layers Are Not Present Initially in Development

  • Action-Potential Activity Is Required for the Formation of the Eye-Specific Layers

  • The Spontaneous Firing of Neighboring Retinal Ganglion Cells Is

  • Correlated

  • Retinogeniculate Synapses Can Undergo Activity-Dependent

  • Strengthening

  • Concluding Remarks