The Effects of Context and Attention on Spiking Activity in Human Early Visual Cortex

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Self, Matthew W; Peters, Judith C; Possel, Jessy K; Reithler, Joel; Goebel, Rainer; Ris, Peterjan; Jeurissen, Danique; Reddy, Leila; Claus, Steven; Baayen, Johannes C; Roelfsema, Pieter R;
(2016)
  • Subject: FUNCTIONAL ARCHITECTURE | FIGURE-GROUND SEGREGATION | OBJECT-BASED ATTENTION | RECEPTIVE-FIELDS | STRIATE CORTEX | MACAQUE V1 NEURONS | SURROUND SUPPRESSION | AREA V1 | VENTRAL EXTRASTRIATE CORTEX | ORIENTATION SELECTIVITY

Here we report the first quantitative analysis of spiking activity in human early visual cortex. We recorded multi-unit activity from two electrodes in area V2/V3 of a human patient implanted with depth electrodes as part of her treatment for epilepsy. We observed well-... View more
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