Reason for crossed projections in the nervous system?

Eugene Leitl ui22204 at sunmail.lrz-muenchen.de
Wed Nov 15 14:46:12 EST 1995


On 14 Nov 1995, Etha Schlemermeyer wrote:

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> >    Cajal thought it was to compensate for optical inversion of the images
> >    projected onto the retinas.  See "Recollections of my Life" pp. 470-475.
> > 
> >                                      John A. Kiernan
> >                                      Department of Anatomy
> >                                      Univ. of Western Ontario
> >                                      LONDON, Canada  N6A 5C1
> >                                      e-mail: kiernan at uwo.ca
> > 
> But you need to compensate for Up-down, not for right-left. ??

Braitenberg has formulated a tentative hypothesis to
the existance of chiasmata in his book "Vehicles".

-- Eugene
 
> Etha
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