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8 eye2nd2009a - Retina Photoreceptors(capture light The...

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The retinal region occupied by visual sense cells whose connections converge upon a given retinal ganglion cell shall be termed the receptive field of that ganglion cell… Hartline , Harvey Lecture , 1942 Ramon y Cajal, ~1900 Photoreceptors (capture light) Bipolar Cells (pool input from contact ganglion cells) Ganglion Cells (send signals to the brain) Retina
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Kuffler J. Neurophys. 1953 Structure of the Receptive Field of a Ganglion Cell in the Cat’s Retina Center Surround On Off Single unit activity in the lateral geniculate body and optic tract of unrestrained cats. ( Hubel J Physiol. 1960 ) “ ... it was clear that receptive field arrangements ( in the thalamus ) were qualitatively similar to those of retinal ganglion cells (Kuffler, 1953); that is, they had an 'on' centre and an 'off‘ periphery, or an 'off' centre and an 'on'
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Intracellularly recorded responses to stimuli in center and/or surround Wiesel, Nat. 1959
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, 19sixty-something Movie of mapping the receptive field of an On center cell Synopsis: Pretend to hunt for the center by flashing a bright spot at various positions in visual
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