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[Neuroscience] Re: Help - visual learning

Ted via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by t.pawloff from bigfoot.com)
Sat Mar 24 08:43:08 EST 2007


On 23 Mrz., 06:48, "Benjamin" <Benja... from verizon.net> wrote:
> "Ted" <t.pawl... from bigfoot.com> wrote in message
>
> news:1174567893.382330.200370 from p15g2000hsd.googlegroups.com...
> | Hi there, I am looking for a reference (and if poss an illustration of
> | the set-up) to an experiment, might have been Hubel and Weisel but I
> | don't remember for sure, on kittens in a restricted visual environment
> | - a cylinder with vertical stripes. One was walking around, the other
> | sat in a basket attached to the mobile one, so both got the same
> | visual stimuli. Only the mobile's kitten visual system learned to
> | discriminate the vertical stripes. Can anyone help? Many thanks!
> | Ted
>
> Try to find a copy of the Sepember, 1979
> issue of =Scientific American=.
>
> ken

Thanks a lot for the info.
Ted



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