Cortical Columns

r norman rsnorman_ at _comcast.net
Mon May 26 08:21:02 EST 2003


On Mon, 26 May 2003 04:34:13 GMT, BilZ0r
<BilZ0r at TAKETHISOUThotmail.com> wrote:

>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 full 
>answers (although they would be appriciated :) ). Yes, any basic web sites, 
>or good textbooks would be of great help...

Have you tried the old standard:   look up "cortical columns" on
Google?

Apparantly not, otherwise you would already have a large batch of good
sites, starting with WH Calvin's essay that might even be the basis
for some of the questions.




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