research on animal vision??

Michael Olea oleaj at sbcglobal.net
Tue Dec 9 19:19:15 EST 2003


in article qhnctvoh1q8p1cqpib9gchg82ccovob59v at 4ax.com, Doktor DynaSoar at
targeting at OMCL.mil wrote on 12/9/03 3:49 PM:

> On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 03:06:14 +0800, "retina" <vimentin at msn.com> wrote:
> 
> } Hi
> } I am just graduated from a vet school and curious about what dogs and cats
> } are seeing.
> } I would like to pursue Ph.D degree of neuroscience and to study animal
> } vision.
> } Does anyone know who are studying in this topic??
> } Thanks
> 
> Some of the most intersting work done in visual (and other perceptual)
> processing in recent decades has been examining rapid neural
> oscillatory activity (i.e. "gamma" activity). It is thought to
> represent binding of neurons into functional neural networks.
> 
> Erol Basar, in Ankara, Turkey, has done much work with cats along
> these lines. His books include those studies, along with some very
> good theoretics on the subject.
> 

A nice website on the evolution of the retina is:

http://www.pigeon.psy.tufts.edu/avc/husband/avc4eye.htm

Another good site is:

http://webvision.med.utah.edu/index.html




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