SYSTEMS NEUROSCIENCE N623 - Week 3
Nobel of the Week
1981 - David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel "for their discoveries concerning information processing in the visual system"
Introductory Readings for discussion on September 18.
Kandel, Schwartz, Jessell, 4th ed. Chapter 27.
or Kandel, Schwartz, Jessell, Siegelbaum and Huspeth, 5th ed. Chapters 25, 27.
Hubel, D. H. (1982) Exploration of the primary visual cortex, 1955-78 (Nobel Lecture). Nature 299: 515-524. Hubel, DH and Wiesel, TN (1998) Early exploration of the visual cortex. Neuron 20:401-412. Hubel, D.H. and Wiesel, T.N. (1962) Receptive fields, binocular interaction and functional architecture in the cat's visual cortex. J. Physiol. 160:106-154.
Original Literature Readings for discussion on September 20.
Hubel, D.H. and Wiesel, T.N. (1974) Uniformity of monkey striate cortex: A parallel relationship between field size, scatter, and magnification factor. J. Comp. Neurol. 158:295-306. Ferster, D and Koch, C (1987) Neuronal connections underlying orientation selectivity in cat visual cortex. TINS 10: 487-492. Chapman, B., Zahs, K.R., Stryker, M.P. (1991) Relation of cortical cell orientation selectivity to alignment of receptive fields of the geneculocortical afferents that arborize within a single orientation column in ferret visual cortex. J Neurosci 11 (5): 1347-1358. Ferster, D., Chung, S. and Wheat, H. (1996) Orientation selectivity of thalamic input to simple cells of cat visual cortex. Nature (London) 380, 249-252.
Original Literature Readings for discussion on September 22.
Wiesel, T.N. and Hubel, D.H. (1966) Spatial and chromatic interactions in the lateral geniculate body of the rhesus monkey. J. Neurophysiol. 29:1115-1156. Kaplan, E., & Shapley, R.M. (1982) X and Y cells in the lateral geniculate nucleus of macaque monkeys. Journal of Physiol. (London) 330:125-143. Livingstone, M.S. and Hubel, D.H. (1984) Anatomy and physiology of a color system in the primate visual cortex. J. Neurosci. 4:309-356.
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