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Processing of Visual Information within the Retinostriate System

Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System, Sensory Processes

  1. P. O. Bishop

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp010309

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Bishop, P. O. 2011. Processing of Visual Information within the Retinostriate System. Comprehensive Physiology. 341–424.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra City, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Retinostriate Pathway
  • 2
    Retina
    • 2.1
      Cat Retina
    • 2.2
      Monkey Retina
  • 3
    Visual Thalamus
    • 3.1
      Cat Dorsal Lateral Geniculate Nucleus (LGN)
    • 3.2
      Medial Interlaminar Nucleus
    • 3.3
      Perigeniculate Nucleus and Nucleus Reticularis Thalami
    • 3.4
      Extrageniculate Visual Thalamus
    • 3.5
      Macaque Lateral Geniculate Nucleus
    • 3.6
      Macaque Pregeniculate Nucleus
    • 3.7
      Extrageniculate Visual Thalamus in Monkey
  • 4
    Visual Cortex
    • 4.1
      Cat Striate Cortex (Area 17)
    • 4.2
      Monkey Striate Cortex
  • 5
    Binocular Vision
  • 6
    Conclusion