Accession Number : AD0659763

Title :   COMPARATIVE NEUROPHYSIOLOGY OF THE VISUAL SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note : Final scientific rept. 15 Sep 66-14 Sep 67,

Corporate Author : PISA UNIV (ITALY) ISTITUTO DI FISIOLOGIA

Personal Author(s) : Moruzzi,Giuseppe

Report Date : 14 SEP 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The following themes were investigated: Reticular influences on the lateral geniculate body; Peripheral inhibition of flashing in fireflies; Influence of background illumination on the electrical responses of the cat's retina to flashes of light; Dark adaptation and equivalent background responses in the cat's retina; The electroretinogram of the pigeon; Visual receptive fields of callosal units; Interactions between callosal and geniculo-cortical inputs to the visual cortex.

Descriptors :   (*VISION, NERVOUS SYSTEM), PHYSIOLOGY, BRAIN, ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, RESPONSE(BIOLOGY), RETINA, ADAPTATION(PHYSIOLOGY), ELECTRORETINOGRAPHY, CATS, PIGEONS, ITALY

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE