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Stereomotion processing in the human occipital cortex.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17869540     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although a high proportion of the motion selective cells in primate motion area, MT, are disparity-selective, there is no convincing evidence for cells in this area specific to stereomotion-in-depth and the neural basis of stereomotion processing remains obscure. With functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), we identify an occipito-temporal region activated by cyclopean stereomotion-in-depth stimulation, centered anterior to the human motion complex hMT+. This discovery suggests a reconceptualization of the architecture of the motion complex to incorporate the processing of motion in the third dimension.
Lora T Likova; Christopher W Tyler
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural     Date:  2007-07-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  NeuroImage     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1053-8119     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroimage     Publication Date:  2007 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-15     Completed Date:  2008-01-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9215515     Medline TA:  Neuroimage     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  293-305     Citation Subset:  IM    
Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, 2318 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Mapping
Functional Laterality
Motion Perception / physiology*
Occipital Lobe / physiology*
Temporal Lobe / physiology*
Vision, Binocular / physiology*
Visual Perception / physiology*
Grant Support
R01 7890//PHS HHS

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