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Left/Righ and hearing

r norman rsn_ at _comcast.net
Wed May 11 16:26:03 EST 2005

On Wed, 11 May 2005 16:44:07 -0400, "MZ"
<zarellam at removetwcny.rr.comspam> wrote:

>> > Then you should read about the optic chiasm and the projection of left
>> > vs. right fields in each eye to each cerebral hemisphere.
>> Just done so.
>> All I can conclude is that feeding differential signals into the eyes will
>> probably not work with albino siamese cats:-)
>I think what Dr. Norman is saying is that the eyes don't project to
>contralateral hemispheres only.  Rather, it's the visual fields that project
>to contra hemispheres.  I've inferred from your comments that you're under
>the impression that a signal entering the left eye will be segregated to the
>right hemisphere, but this is not so.  If I'm mischaracterizing your
>statements, I apologize.

And, of course, the fovea of each eye projects to both hemispheres.

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