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Publications [#334827] of Marc A. Sommer

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  1. Mayo, JP; Sommer, MA (2008). Neuronal adaptation: Delay compensation at the level of single neurons?. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31(2), 210-212. [pdf], [doi]
    (last updated on 2019/09/17)

    Abstract:
    Saccades divide visual input into rapid, discontinuous periods of stimulation on the retina. The response of single neurons to such sequential stimuli is neuronal adaptation; a robust first response followed by an interval-dependent diminished second response. Adaptation is pervasive in both early and late stages of visual processing. Given its inherent coding of brief time intervals, neuronal adaptation may play a fundamental role in compensating for visual delays. © 2008 Cambridge University Press 2008.


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