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Coding for visual categories in the human brain

Single-neuron recordings in the human hippocampus, entorhinal cortex and amygdala demonstrate that cells in these areas can respond selectively to particular categories of visual stimuli.

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Figure 1: Examples from three of the nine categories of visual stimuli used by Kreiman and colleagues4.


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Gross, C. Coding for visual categories in the human brain. Nat Neurosci 3, 855–856 (2000).

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