Reason for crossed projections in the nervous system?
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Wed Nov 15 14:46:12 EST 1995
On 14 Nov 1995, Etha Schlemermeyer wrote:
> > 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".
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