1. Binocular visual responses in primate lateral geniculate nucleus

    Current Biology (2015)

    The dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus (dLGN) in carnivores and primates is a laminated structure, where each layer gets visual input from only one eye [1, 2]. By contrast, in rodents such as mice and rats the dLGN is not overtly laminated, the retinal terminals from the two eyes are on...
  2. Binocular neurons in parastriate cortex: interocular 'matching' of receptive field properties, eye dominance and strength of silent suppression.

    PLoS ONE 9(6):e99600 (2014) PMID 24927276 PMCID PMC4057260

    Spike-responses of single binocular neurons were recorded from a distinct part of primary visual cortex, the parastriate cortex (cytoarchitectonic area 18) of anaesthetized and immobilized domestic cats. Functional identification of neurons was based on the ratios of phase-variant (F1) component...
  3. Phase sensitivities, excitatory summation fields, and silent suppressive receptive fields of single neurons in the parastriate cortex of the cat.

    Journal of Neurophysiology 106(4):1688 (2011) PMID 21715668

    We have recorded single-neuron activity from cytoarchitectonic area 18 of anesthetized (0.4-0.7% isoflurane in 65% N₂O-35% O₂ gaseous mixture) domestic cats. Neurons were identified as simple or complex on the basis of the ratios between the phase-variant (F1) component and the mean firing rate ...