Visual Function of the Forebrain Commissures in the Chimpanzee

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Science  06 Nov 1964:
Vol. 146, Issue 3645, pp. 799-800
DOI: 10.1126/science.146.3645.799


Interocular transfer of learned pattern discrimination tasks in chimpanzees with sectioned optic chiasma is dependent on the forebrain commissures. This function is sustained by the splenium and the anterior commissure, the former pathway being the more capable.

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