Review Questions Chapter 10 Answer Key

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Sheet1 Page 1 Review Questions Chapter 10 Answer Key From Textbook 1 Following a bicycle accident, you are disturbed to find that you are unable to see anything in the left visual field. Where has the retinofugal pathway been damaged? The bicycle accident has resulted in a transection of the right optic tract, resulting in blindness in the left visual field as viewed through either eye. Axons from the nasal retina of the left eye and temporal retinal of the right eye have been damaged. 2 What part of the visual field is represented in the left LGN? The left LGN receives retinal information about the right visual field. Left LGN neurons receive synaptic input from the retinal ganglion cells in the nasal half of the right retina and the temporal half of the left retina. 3 What is parallel processing in the visual system? Give two examples. There are separate, parallel channels or pathways from retinal to cortex that process different facets of the visual scene. They use different subsets of neurons and have
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course NEUROBIOLO Fund Neuro taught by Professor Schjott during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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