sensory cortex


a: sensory cortex ~
b: map of the sensory world


"Cortical Maps. Sensory cortex typically organizes into larger scale structures called maps (on the order of multiple cm 2 of cortex). By far the most well studied are the cortical maps of the sensory cortex, called topographic maps, because the arrangement of receptive fields of neurons in the sensory cortex is like a map of the sensory world."

Writer: Paula Goolkasian University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Date: Dec 3 2014 2:35 PM

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