Cortical Function: a View from the Thalamus by V. A. Casagrande, S. Murray Sherman, Ray W. Guillery

By V. A. Casagrande, S. Murray Sherman, Ray W. Guillery

Just about all of the messages which are bought through the cerebral cortex from the surroundings or from the body's inner receptors come during the thalamus and lots more and plenty present considered perceptual processing relies on sensory pathways that relay within the thalamus. This quantity makes a speciality of 3 significant parts: the function of thalamocortical conversation in cognition and a focus; the position of the thalamus in verbal exchange among cortical parts; the speculation that a lot or the entire info relayed via thalamus, even to classical, natural "sensory" parts of cortex, represents a corollary message being despatched concurrently to motor facilities. It provides a large evaluation of vital fresh advances in those components. * presents a glance at mind constructions excited by conception and motion * comprises summaries by way of top investigators within the box* offers fresh advances in our knowing of mind capabilities

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And Casagrande, V. (2005) Correlates of motor planning and postsaccadic fixation in the macaque monkey lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) (submitted). Schlag, J. and Schlag-Rey, M. (1985) Unit activity related to spontaneous saccades in frontal dorsomedial cortex of monkey. Exp. , 58(1): 208–211. Schlag, J. and Schlag-Rey, M. (1984) Visuomotor functions of central thalamus in monkey. II. Unit activity related to visual events, targeting, and fixation. J. , 51(6): 1175–1195. Schmidt, M. (1996) Neurons in the cat pretectum that project to the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus are activated during saccades.

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And Casagrande, V. (2004) Does the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) pay attention? Vision Sci. ). , Schall, J. and Casagrande, V. (2005) Correlates of motor planning and postsaccadic fixation in the macaque monkey lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) (submitted). Schlag, J. and Schlag-Rey, M. (1985) Unit activity related to spontaneous saccades in frontal dorsomedial cortex of monkey. Exp. , 58(1): 208–211. Schlag, J. and Schlag-Rey, M. (1984) Visuomotor functions of central thalamus in monkey. II. Unit activity related to visual events, targeting, and fixation.

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