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02 - Retinal processing II & Pathways


Topics addressed in the lecture:

  • Stimulus-Sensation-Perception
  • Structure of eye and retina
  • Processing principles related to the structure of the retina
  • Cone and rod photoreceptor types 
  • Encoding of spatial information
  • Encoding of color information

Examples for questions you should be able to answer:

  • What is hierarchical coding?
  • What is retinotopy?

Important concepts:

  • Labeled-line coding
  • Hierarchical vs. parallel vs. horizontal processing
  • Receptive field
  • Retinotopy
  • Local coding
  • Coarse coding


Last update of this page: Jan 16, 2018