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Orientation selectivity in visual cortex is not simply the result of linear input summation. Instead, selectivity is enhanced by nonlinear dendritic transformation of spatially clustered, cotuned synaptic inputs.

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  1. Jessica A. Cardin is in the Department of Neuroscience, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, and Kavli Institute of Neuroscience, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

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