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Document Type

Research

Abstract

Microelectrode recordings of single cells were obtained from the visual cortices of twenty acutely prepared curarized cats. A 500 msec light stimulus was presented for 150 trials at inter-flash intervals of 1.3, 2.0, 2.5, 3.2 and 4.0 seconds. The post stimulus time histograms of cells responding with an accelerated firing to stimulus onset encoded the inter-stimulus interval by an increased firing during the second of three 166 msec periods during the stimulus. The firing at light offset and after did not encode inter-stimulus intervals.

Publication Date

1968

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

75

Issue

1

First Page

306

Last Page

311

Copyright

© Copyright 1968 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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