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Colour vision: Primary visual cortex shows its influence

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Anya Hurlbert


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New results have revealed that neurons in visual area V1 are influenced by chromatic context, in a way consistent with colour constancy. Other studies have mapped the internal cone-input structure of V1 receptive fields. Put together, these findings suggest important dual roles for V1 in colour perception.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Hurlbert A

Publication type: Note

Publication status: Published

Journal: Current Biology

Year: 2003

Volume: 13

Issue: 7

Pages: R270-R272

ISSN (print): 0960-9822

ISSN (electronic): 1879-0445


DOI: 10.1016/S0960-9822(03)00198-2

PubMed id: 12676104