4 edition of Development and plasticity of the visual system found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by John R. Cronly-Dillon.|
|Series||Vision and visual dysfunction ;, v. 11|
|LC Classifications||QP474 .V44 1991 vol. 11, QP475 .V44 1991 vol. 11|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 414 p. :|
|Number of Pages||414|
|LC Control Number||90002463|
Subsequent sections explore more specialized subjects, considering optics, psychophysics, and the visual behaviors of mice; the organization of the adult mouse eye and central visual system; the development of the mouse eye (including comparisons to human development); the development and plasticity of retinal projections and visuotopic maps. Over the last 30 yrs, studies of the visual system have led to major advances in the understanding of development, sensory deprivation and its effects, and plasticity in the nervous system. "Visual Development" is [an] introductory text [that will] cover these areas from the behavioral, anatomical, and physiological points of view. Nigel W. Daw describes the various techniques that have been.
Neural plasticity--the brain's ability to change in response to normal developmental processes, experience, and injury--is a critically important phenomenon for both neuroscience and psychology. Increasing evidence about the extent of plasticity--long past the supposedly critical first three years--has recently emerged. Neural Plasticity offers the first succinct and lucid integration of this 5/5(1). From the reviews: "Plasticity in the Visual System is a compilation of work of renowned scientists into the neural mechanisms that underlie plasticity of the visual system.! The book will be appealing to neuroscientists interested in plasticity in general and particularly to those interested in the visual system.
The visual system is the most commonly studied aspect of the nervous system and is the primary model for the study of both normal development and the effects of environment and sensory deprivation on development. This third edition highlights new research and Brand: Springer US. Visual cortical plasticity • Deprivation-induced changes in representation – Ocular dominance plasticity – Retinal scotoma and cortical re-organization • Perceptual learning-related plasticity • .
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Development and Plasticity of the Visual System (VISION AND VISUAL DYSFUNCTION): Medicine & Health Science Books @ The visual system of ferrets has become increasingly recognized as a model of choice for investigations concerning sensory systems, particularly for early developmental mechanisms.
This chapter overviews the ferret visual system, focusing on the early visual pathway from retina to the striate by: 4. The visual system modifies the retinal image so as to maximize its usefulness to the subject, often originating nonveridical percepts. The visual system does not provide a copy of the external visual world; in contrast, it optimizes processing resources.
Attention is an example of this perceptual by: The development of olfactory control over behavior is also discussed. This book is comprised of 16 chapters and begins with an analysis of intrinsic mechanisms, including those underlying expression of pattern information at the cellular level and pattern formation in the vertebrate visual system.
Abstract. In research on visual system development, as eisewhere, the concept of plasticity has meant different things to different people at different times, and it Cited by: 5.
This study led to several other groups adopting this species as a model for investigating the organization, development and plasticity of the visual system (reviewed in Sharma & Sur, ), often. Plasticity of Development brings together innovative, current research on the nature/nurture issue, and presents new comparative approaches to epigenetic processes processes in which environmental signals act upon the genome.
Plasticity of Development brings together innovative, current research by Jerome Kagan, Stephen Suomi, Sandra Scarr, Patricia Kuhl, Peter Mader, and Pasko Rakic on the. Plasticity in the Visual System: From Genes to Circuits will advance discussion in a wide range of fields, including molecular, cellular and systems neuroscience, perceptual psychology, computational modeling and will be of use in graduate level courses and seminars in these : Hardcover.
Hubel and Wiesel began the modern study of development and plasticity of primary visual cortex (V1), discovering response properties of cortical neurons that distinguished them from their inputs and that were arranged in a functional by: Developmental Plasticity: Behavioral and Biological Aspects of Variations in Development explores the behavioral and biological aspects of variations in development from a variety of theoretical viewpoints and research contexts.
Topics covered include evolution and genetic variability; sensory bases of infant perception; and learning and ethology. the development and plasticity of the brain. Three aspects of their approach and ﬁndings were crucial. First, they discovered features of neural responses that were distinctly cortical, allow-ing them to isolate development of the cortex from changes taking place at earlier stages of the nervous system.
Second. Provides a highly visual, readily accessible introduction to the main events that occur during neural development and their mechanisms Building Brains: An Introduction to Neural Development, 2ndEditiondescribes how brains construct themselves, from simple beginnings in the early embryo to become the most complex living structures on the planet.
The impact of EE on visual system development turned out not to be restricted to the cerebral cortex, but was clearly present also at the level of the retina, a peripheral part of the central nervous system traditionally considered little or not plastic at all in response to changes of sensory by: 1.
Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. Plasticity of the visual system. In Nelson, C. & Luciana, M. Development and plasticity of the cerebral cortex: From molecules to maps. Journal of Neurobiology, 41, 1–6.
The visual system has long been one of the most investigated models for the study of experience-dependent plasticity, because visual experience can be easily manipulated and the subsequent effects. Development of the Visual SystemThe neocortex, or cerebral cortex, is a thick layer of cells (neurons) covering the outer surface of the fore-brain.
In humans and some other mammals it is wrinkled, with many folds separated by deep fissures. Source for information on Development of the Visual System: Learning and Memory dictionary. This Progress in Brain Research volume is the outgrowth of a symposium entitled "Neural Development and Plasticity" which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The reader will find substantial new information about the mechanisms underlying growth cone dynamics, about molecules involved in axon outgrowth and cell adhesion, the role of proteoglycans and glial factors in directing or confirming. There’s no denying that visual development is incredibly competitive.
Every artist vies for this job and only the best make it through. This book teaches how to hone your skills and develop a relevant skillset for character design work, creature art, and concept designs, all of which factor into a great vis dev skillset.
Developmental plasticity is a general term referring to changes in neural connections during development as a result of environmental interactions as well as neural changes induced by learning.
Much like neuroplasticity or brain plasticity, developmental plasticity is specific to the change in neurons and synaptic connections as a consequence of developmental processes. Rent or buy Development and Plasticity of the Visual System - Mechanisms of neural plasticity enable the encoding and memorization of information based on sensory inputs and can be harnessed to partially restore function after CNS assault such as stroke or head trauma.
In the present book, experts from the field of visual system plasticity describe and evaluate the evidence for neural mechanisms proposed to underlie CNS plasticity in the major divisions.This book provides the first comprehensive and current review of considerable progress made over the past decade in analyzing neural and behavioral mechanisms mediating visually guided behavior in visual capacities of birds rival even those of primates, and their visual system probably reflects the operation of a ground plan common to all vertebrates.5/5(1).