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School
McGill University
Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 212
Professor
Remy Allard
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 8September 29 2011The visual system cortical processing and object perceptionGanglion cell receptive fieldoWill respond to certain stimuli and not othersit dismisses certain information and not other bitsoDepending on where the light is centre or periphery there will be different amounts of firingContrast sensitivitycycles per degree of visual angleRetina projection to the braingoes to LGN lateral geniculate nucleus in the thalamus to visual cortexoFrom there takes various pathsDorsel pathwayon top of the brain Good at locating objects know how to interact with the objectsWhite pathwaygoes around the brain along the sidesWhat is the object Naming it or recognizing itoAlways goes to the back of the brainReginal projection layoutoRetina to optic nerveoOptic nerve to LGNno synapse across itSynapse right in the LGNSome info goes to right LGN
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