Brain mapping: the (un)folding of striate cortex

Mark M Schira, Christopher Tyler, Marcello Goncalves Rosa

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Neurons in the primary visual cortex of mammals form an orderly representation of the visual field. A recent study shows that the cortical folding pattern of the human brain accurately predicts not only the extent of this area, but also the location of cells that represent different points of visual space, leading to further considerations of the cortical mapping principles operating in related species.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1051 - 1053
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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