Posts Tagged ‘selective attention. thalamus’

Thalamic control of visual attention

Posted by

Sabine Kastner, Yuri B. Saalman, & Keith A. Schneider,  Princeton Neuroscience Institute and University of Missouri-Columbia In:- The Neuroscience of Attention  Ed. George R. Mangun Oxford University Press (2012) Summary and review of the above chapter Thalamocortical interaction is argued here to be central to understanding perception and cognition. The chapter focuses on the visual areas of the thalamus, and the ability of attention to select behaviourally relevant visual information Read more […]