Opponent Processes: "Distributed and Overlapping Representations of Faces and Objects in Ventral Temporal Cortex"

Ron Blue rcb5 at msn.com
Wed Sep 25 10:39:07 EST 2002


"Psychophysical evidence (33, 34) supports the proposal that the neural
representation of faces may be based on such dimensions, represented as
opponent processes referenced to the population mean. This opponent process
model demonstrates how a limited number of channels can represent complex
variations of form, such as those that distinguish one face from another,
and suggests, further, how a limited cortical space could represent an
unlimited variety of faces."



http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/293/5539/2425?maxtoshow=&HITS
=10&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&fulltext=%22opponent+process%22&searchid=103289886
3696_10639&stored_search=&FIRSTINDEX=0&fdate=10/1/1995&tdate=9/30/2002


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Ron Blue


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