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Activation of the visual cortex by Braille reading in blind subjects

Lotfi B. Merabet, Amir Amedi, and Alvaro Pascual-Leone

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter describes imaging studies showing responses to tactile and auditory stimuli in the occipital cortex in blind subjects. TMS, sensory deprivation, and further imaging techniques are ... More


Adaptive plasticity and sensory substitution in the cerebral cortex

Josef P. Rauschecker

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter considers adaptive plasticity which allows experience-based cortical expansion within a modality if used as a model for the cross-modal plasticity accompanying the loss of a sense. This ... More


Cortical Plasticity and Blindness

Cattaneo Zaira and Vecchi Tomaso

in Blind Vision: The Neuroscience of Visual Impairment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015035
eISBN:
9780262295819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015035.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter focuses on the use of different medical imaging techniques, including positron emission tomography, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), evoked potentials, and transcranial ... More


Transplantation studies

F. Bermúdez-Rattoni

in Conditioned Taste Aversion: Memory of a Special Kind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523475
eISBN:
9780191712678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523475.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Removed insular cortex (IC – about 3 mm3) can be substituted 60 days later by homotopic fetal IC transplant allowing CTA relearning. Similar attempts to compensate the lesioned amygdala by ... More


Neural Systems for Visual Scene Recognition

Russell A. Epstein

in Scene Vision: Making Sense of What We See

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027854
eISBN:
9780262319898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027854.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter describes the neural systems involved in the perception and recognition of scenes, particularly the PPA, a region in the brain that plays an important role in scene processing. Besides ... More


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