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Defining the V5/MT neuronal pool for perceptual decisions in a visual stereo-motion task

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In the primate visual cortex, neurons signal differences in the appearance of objects with high precision. However, not all activated neurons contribute directly to perception. We defined the perceptual pool in extrastriate visual area V5/MT for a stereo-motion task, based on trial-by-trial co-variation between perceptual decisions and neuronal firing (choice probability (CP)). Macaque monkeys were trained to discriminate the direction of rotation of a cylinder, using the binocular depth betw...

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10.1098/rstb.2015.0260

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Krug, K
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Curnow, TL
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences Journal website
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371
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1697
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Article: 20150260
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2016-01-01
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1471-2970
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0962-8436
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uuid:d6421acb-d653-482b-b526-d5059bad5776
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613099
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