9.04 Sensory Systems
9.04 Sensory Systems (Fall 2013, MIT OCW). Instructors: Professor Peter H. Schiller and Professor M. Christian Brown. This course examines the neural bases of sensory perception. The focus is on physiological and anatomical studies of the mammalian nervous system as well as behavioral studies of animals and humans. Topics include visual pattern, color and depth perception, auditory responses and sound localization, and somatosensory perception. (from ocw.mit.edu)
|Lecture 05 - The Midget and Parasol Systems|
Instructor: Peter H. Schiller. This lecture covers the Midget and Parasol channels. It covers how lesions of the parvocellular or magnocellular layers of the LGN affect contrast sensitivity, brightness perception, pattern and texture perception, depth, motion and flicker detection.
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