Structure and Function Come Unglued in the Visual Cortex

Pascal Wallisch, J. Anthony Movshon

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Abstract

In this issue of Neuron, Chowdhury and DeAngelis report that training monkeys to perform a fine depth discrimination abolishes the contribution of signals from area MT to the execution of a different, coarse depth discrimination. This result calls into question the principle of associating particular visual areas with particular visual functions, by showing that such associations are modifiable by experience.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)195-197
Number of pages3
JournalNeuron
Volume60
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 23 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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