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Modern Psychological Studies

Author

Sophia Gray

Periodical Title

Modern Psychological Studies

Volume

16

Number

1

Page Numbers

pages 104-115

Department

Dept. of Psychology

Publisher

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Place of Publication

Chattanooga (Tenn.)

Date

2010

Abstract

Neurons in area VI are responsible for visual processing of the local properties of visual array while the lager receptive fields of extra-striate visual areas such as V4 and V.5 serve to process global representations. In adults, transitions in global coherence of both form and motion yield reliable visual event-related potentials (VERPs) with scalp distributions that are topographically distinct. Ten adult students at UCL participated in the current VERP study, which compared steady-state stimuli, which have rapid transitions between coherent and incoherent states, to transient stimuli, which have longer intervals between transitions, for both form and motion. Analysis of VERP responses determined that the overall topography is the same for both states implying that the two modes of stimulation activate the same cortical areas. This discovery will be helpful in future fMRI studies examining extrastriate global processing.

Subject

Psychology

Discipline

Psychology

Document Type

articles

Extent

12 leaves

Language

English

Call Number

BF1 .M63 v. 16 no. 1 2010

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

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Psychology Commons

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