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"The koniocellular visual pathway"

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We generally assume that two thalamic visual pathways – the parvocellular and magnocellular – relay monocular and orientation insensitive retinal signals to visual cortex. Here I describe work with Paul Martin where we have explored the functional properties of a neglected but evolutionarily ancient thalamic pathway – the koniocellular pathway. We find that this pathway includes neurons that are binocular, neurons that are tightly tuned for contour orientation, and neurons that integrate visual with non-sensory brain signals.

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