PerspectiveNeurobiology

Function Following Form

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Science  13 Apr 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5515, pp. 232-233
DOI: 10.1126/science.1060779

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Summary

How is visual information relayed from the retina through the lateral geniculate nucleus to the visual cortex? In his Perspective, Levitt discusses new findings ( Yabuta et al.) showing how information reaching layer 4B in area V1 of the visual cortex is relayed in separate pathways to higher cortical areas.