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Visually guided behavior after V1 lesions in young and adult monkeys and its relation to blindsight in humans.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14650855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
After lesions of striate cortex in primates, there is still the capacity to detect and localize visual stimuli. In this chapter we review three aspects of our study of this phenomenon in macaques. First, we found that macaques that received their striate lesions as infants had considerably greater ability to detect and localize stimuli than those that received similar lesions as adults. Second, we suggest that the visual functions that survive striate lesions in macaques made in adulthood resemble those in human 'blindsight'. Third, we report that monkeys with striate lesions made in infancy are able to discriminate direction of visual motion.
Authors:
Charles G Gross; Tirin Moore; Hillary R Rodman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Progress in brain research     Volume:  144     ISSN:  0079-6123     ISO Abbreviation:  Prog. Brain Res.     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-03     Completed Date:  2003-12-24     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376441     Medline TA:  Prog Brain Res     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  279-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychology, Green Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA. cggross@princeton.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aging*
Animals
Behavior, Animal*
Brain Diseases / physiopathology*,  psychology*
Macaca mulatta
Vision, Ocular*
Visual Cortex*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
EY-11374/EY/NEI NIH HHS; MH-12336/MH/NIMH NIH HHS; MH-19420/MH/NIMH NIH HHS

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