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dc.creatorDINIZ, Cristovam Wanderley Picanço-
dc.creatorROCHA, Emiliana Guerra da-
dc.creatorSILVEIRA, Luiz Carlos de Lima-
dc.creatorELSTON, Guy-
dc.creatorCRUZ, Eduardo Oswaldo-
dc.identifier.citationPICANÇO-DINIZ, Cristovam W. et al. Cortical representation of the horizon in V1 and peripheral scaling in mammals with lateral eyes. Psychology & Neuroscience, Rio de Janeiro, v. 4, n. 1, p. 19-27, jun. 2011. Disponível em: <>. Acesso em: 03 abr. 2012. <>.pt_BR
dc.description.abstractIn the present investigation we mapped the primary visual area of the South American diurnal rodent, Dasyprocta aguti, by standardized electrophysiological mapping techniques. In particular, we performed a series of mapping experiments of the visual streak in the primary visual cortex. We found that the representation of the visual streak in V1 is greatly expanded, the nasal 10 degrees of the visual streak representation occupies ten times more cortical area than equivalent areas in the central or temporal representation. Comparison of these data with those on the density of ganglion cells in the retina at corresponding locations in the visual field reveal a significant mismatch between these two variables. The nasal representation is greatly expanded along the horizontal meridian in V1 as compared to the central and temporal regions whereas the density of ganglion cells decreases with progression along the visual streak from central region towards the nasal or temporal visual field. A review of the available data reveals that all lateral-eyed mammals exhibit a similar mismatch between the retinal and cortical representation of the visual field, and this mismatches is greater in those species with well defined visual streaks such as rabbit and agouti.pt_BR
dc.rightsAcesso Aberto-
dc.subjectCélulas horizontais da retinapt_BR
dc.subjectCélulas ganglionais da retinapt_BR
dc.titleCortical representation of the horizon in V1 and peripheral scaling in mammals with lateral eyespt_BR
dc.typeArtigo de Periódicopt_BR
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