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* [http://www.amazon.com/First-Steps-Seeing-Robert-Rodieck/dp/0878937579 Rodieck, "First steps in seeing"]
 
* [http://www.amazon.com/First-Steps-Seeing-Robert-Rodieck/dp/0878937579 Rodieck, "First steps in seeing"]
 
* [http://www.amazon.com/Foundations-Vision-Brian-Wandell/dp/0878938532/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1258702769&sr=8-1 Wandell, "Foundations of Vision"]
 
* [http://www.amazon.com/Foundations-Vision-Brian-Wandell/dp/0878938532/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1258702769&sr=8-1 Wandell, "Foundations of Vision"]
* [http://webvision.med.utah.edu/ WEBVISION] (online resource)
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* [http://webvision.med.utah.edu/ book] (online resource)
 
* Books on reserve in Optometry library:
 
* Books on reserve in Optometry library:
 
** Leo Chalupa and John Werner (2004) The Visual Neurosciences (two volumes)
 
** Leo Chalupa and John Werner (2004) The Visual Neurosciences (two volumes)

Revision as of 23:43, 5 November 2012

Reading and other resources

  • Rodieck, "First steps in seeing"
  • Wandell, "Foundations of Vision"
  • book (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. 7 - Phototransduction; photoreceptor renewal; dynamic range
    • Lecture slides
    • Reading:
      • Rodieck: Chapter 8, plus "Interlude on plotting light intensity" (pp. 151-154)

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