Cortical Columns

John H. johnh at
Mon May 26 06:37:24 EST 2003

Don't know about web pages but the following might help you. Can download
for free at the Brain journal website I think; at least I did ... .

Article: The columnar organization of the neorcortex
Authors: Vernon B. Mountcastle
Journal: Brain (1997) 120, 701-722
Location: Atrocity\Internet
Date obtained: 24/06/01
Web Page:
Date Read: 2/07/01
Date to Review:

Good luck with the exams. Better still, study hard.

John H.
"BilZ0r" <BilZ0r at> wrote in message
news:Xns9387A8C16FE35BilZ0rhotmailcom at
> I was wondering if anyone knew a good basic web site on cortical columns.
> I need information to answer questions such as:
> "Discuss the role of "cortical columns" in the generation of conscious
> sensation."
> "Discuss the experimental evidence supporting the hypothesis that cortical
> columns are the fundamental functional modules for processing all forms of
> sensory information."
> Yes, you are helping me with study for exams, thats why I don't expect
> answers (although they would be appriciated :) ). Yes, any basic web
> or good textbooks would be of great help...

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