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Contextual Modulations of Visual Receptive Fields: A Bayesian Perspective

Sophie Denève and Timm Lochmann

in Sensory Cue Integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387247
eISBN:
9780199918379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387247.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter proposes a normative neural model of visual processing under the assumption that visual spiking neurons optimally detect the presence of independent objects in dynamic visual scenes. ... More


A Theory of Arithmetical Knowledge

Caroline Jenkins

in Grounding Concepts: An Empirical Basis for Arithmetical Knowledge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231577
eISBN:
9780191716102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231577.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter explains how the examination of arithmetical concepts can lead to knowledge. It argues that in order for an examination of our concepts to supply us with knowledge of an independent ... More


Development

Caroline Jenkins

in Grounding Concepts: An Empirical Basis for Arithmetical Knowledge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231577
eISBN:
9780191716102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231577.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter consists in development of some of the key ideas of the previous chapter. It begins by showing how an arithmetical epistemology along the lines suggested in the previous chapter sits ... More


Tactile‐Motor‐Kinaesthetic Perception

C. B. Martin

in The Mind in Nature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199234103
eISBN:
9780191715570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234103.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of tactile-motor-kinaesthetic perceiving. It argues that through use of the tactile-motor-kinaesthetic sensory input and imagery that we learn the ... More


What Is Fed Back?

Jean Bullier

in 23 Problems in Systems Neuroscience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195148220
eISBN:
9780199864676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148220.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The 21st century brought about a shift in the types of models used to explain the processing of sensory information by the cerebral cortex. Until now, these models have overwhelmingly emphasized the ... More


Integrating information from different senses in the superior colliculus

Barry E. Stein , Mark T. Wallace , Terrence R. Stanford , and John G. McHaffie

in Brain, Perception, Memory: Advances in Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524823
eISBN:
9780191689246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524823.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The theme of this chapter is polysensory integration. Here, the chapter concentrates on the role of the superior colliculus (SC) of the cat in the integration of information from different senses. ... More


Predictive attenuation in the perception of touch

Paul M. Bays and Daniel M. Wolpert

in Sensorimotor Foundations of Higher Cognition

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199231447
eISBN:
9780191696510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231447.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the evidence for a general process of sensory filtering that attenuates self-generated tactile sensation. It shows that tactile attenuation specifically affects self-generated ... More


The Dynamic Nature of Adult Visual Cortex

Charles D. Gilbert and Corinna Darian-Smith

in Brain and Memory: Modulation and Mediation of Neuroplasticity

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082944
eISBN:
9780199847877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082944.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The ability to change cortical connections and receptive field properties is a well-established characteristic of the cortex early in development. After a short period of plasticity extending from ... More


The fragile mirror of nature

Jakob Hohwy

in The Predictive Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682737
eISBN:
9780191766350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682737.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter pursues some subtle aspects of the mind’s fragility and its indirect relation to the world, which arise from the way in which prediction error minimization must proceed. In particular, ... More


Sparse Coding and Natural Statistics

Georg Northoff

in Unlocking the Brain: Volume 1: Coding

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199826988
eISBN:
9780199399024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826988.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

The brain is exposed to continuous sensory input from the environment (and the body). How does the brain encode such continuous sensory input and translate it into neural activity, e.g., ... More


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