Rabins cited a number of studies of animals that found that the interruption of sensory afferent cells, the receptor cells, was immediately followed by an expansion or movement of the cortical receptive field to neighboring cells.
What does RF stand for?
RF stands for Receptive Field
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Some chapter topics are brain vesicular monoamine transporters and apoptosis, semantically mediated integration of cognition, control of cortical synaptic receptive fields by neuromodulation and patterned sensory input, links between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's, and mind wandering in the default state.
Receptive fields of cells in striate cortex of very young, visually inexperienced kittens.
The theory of expanding receptive fields perhaps best explains how a local injury gets translated into a generalized syndrome like fibromyalgia.
In addition, studies have noted changes in the receptive fields of input deprived spinal cord neurons carrying information to the CNS [Carlen, et al.
The most widely accepted theory about how visual images are processed in the brain is called the receptive field hypothesis.