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What is the advantage of having photoreceptors's ability to belong to more than one bipolar cells? Thompson: Imagine what would happen if you limited a particular photoreceptor to contact with a single bipolar. Then all the surrounding bipolar cells would be "blind" to the place on the
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Unformatted text preview: retina occupied by this photoreceptor. Said in a different way, if each bipolar cell captured exclusively a set of photoreceptors above it, how would one generate another receptive field that would be slightly displaced to the side of the first?...
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