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* '''Nov. 30 (4-6PM) - Visual cortical development and plasticity'''
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** [http://redwood.berkeley.edu/bruno/VS212B/nov30_2011_lecture_slides.pdf Lecture slides]
 
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Revision as of 23:28, 5 November 2012

Reading and other resources

  • Rodieck, "First steps in seeing"
  • Wandell, "Foundations of Vision"
  • WEBVISION (online resource)
  • Books on reserve in Optometry library:
    • Leo Chalupa and John Werner (2004) The Visual Neurosciences (two volumes)
    • Manfred Fahle and Mark Greenlee (2003) The Neuropsychology of Vision
    • Manfred Fahle and Tomaso Poggio (2002) Perceptual Learning
    • Michael Gazzaniga (2009, 4th edition) The Cognitive Neurosciences
    • Eric Kandel, James Schwartz, and Tom Jessell (2000, 4th edition) Principles of Neural Science
    • Jeremy Wolfe, et al. (2009, 2nd edition) Sensation and Perception

Syllabus

Week 1 (Olshausen)

  • Nov. 5 - The problem of vision; comparative vision; rods and cones.
  • Nov. 7 - Phototransduction; photoreceptor renewal; dynamic range

Week 2 (Olshausen)

  • Nov. 14 - Retinal information processing; scale-invariant sampling lattice

Week 3 (Olshausen)

  • Nov. 19 - Sampling; receptive fields; optic nerve
  • Nov. 21 - Redundancy reduction; LGN; visual cortex

Week 4 (Silver)

  • Nov. 26 (4-6PM) - Extrastriate cortex: physiology, anatomy, and neuropsychology
  • Nov. 28 (4-6PM) - Visual attention

Week 5 (Silver)

  • Dec. 3 (4-6PM) - Experimental methods in visual neuroscience
  • Dec. 5 (4-6PM) - Visual cortical development and plasticity