Visual cortex: The continuing puzzle of area V2

Geoffrey M. Boynton, Jay Hegdé

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Surprisingly little is known about the role of V2 in visual processing. A recent study found that the responses of V2 neurons to pairs of angled lines could be predicted from their responses to the individual line components. A simple analysis shows how these neurons may simply sum the responses from one or more orientation selective V1 neurons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R523-R524
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number13
StatePublished - Jul 13 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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