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Orientation-specific cortical responses develop in early infancy.

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Neurones in the visual cortex of higher mammals differ from those elsewhere in the visual pathway in that the majority respond selectively to particular edge or bar orientations in the stimulus. We have developed a visually evoked potential (VEP) technique which isolates the response of orientation-selective mechanisms from that of cortical or sub-cortical neurones which lack orientation selectivity. We are unable to find such orientation-selective responses in newborn human infants within th...

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10.1038/320617a0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Nature
Volume:
320
Issue:
6063
Pages:
617-619
Publication date:
1986-01-01
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
Source identifiers:
9725
Language:
English
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pubs:9725
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uuid:6a817146-2678-41aa-803b-af8c89e3e0d4
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pubs:9725
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2012-12-19

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