Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Computational Neuroscience of Vision$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Edmund Rolls and Gustavo Deco

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780198524885

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524885.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 11 December 2017

Outputs of visual processing

Outputs of visual processing

Chapter:
(p.404) 12 Outputs of visual processing
Source:
Computational Neuroscience of Vision
Author(s):

Edmund T. Rolls

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524885.003.0012

This chapter examines the outputs of the ventral visual processing stream, from the inferior temporal visual cortical areas in particular. It explains that neuronal outputs provide a distributed representation of ‘what’ object or face is being viewed, while specialized subregions, such as the cortex in the superior temporal sulcus, provide evidence about face expression and about movements of objects and people. The chapter describes how attentional bias could be implemented by the operation of short-term-memory systems, explains why short-term memory must be separate from the temporal lobe and parietal lobe perceptual systems, and proposes a theory on how these short-term-memory systems work.

Keywords:   ventral visual processing, visual cortical areas, neuronal outputs, superior temporal sulcus, face expression, attentional bias, short-term memory, temporal lobe, parietal lobe

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .