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Completion Through a Permanent Scotoma: Fast Interpolation Across the Blind Spot and the Processing of Occlusion

Mario Forani JR., Leticia De Oliveira, Eliane Volchan, Luiz Pessoa, Ricardo Gattass, and Carlos Eduardo Rocha-Miranda

in Filling-In: From Perceptual Completion to Cortical Reorganization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195140132
eISBN:
9780199865307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140132.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

The existence of perceptual completion is well documented by a wealth of psychophysical studies, perhaps only rivaled by the many different interpretations of the underlying mechanisms. This chapter ... More


The First Identity of the Rescuer

Maurizio Bettini

in Women & Weasels: Mythologies of Birth in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226044743
eISBN:
9780226039961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039961.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter synthesizes what we have learned about the weasel and explores greater detail her connection to the world of women and childbirth. It examines the legend of the weasel's oral birth and ... More


Crustacea: Lophogastrida and Mysida

Claudia Castellani, Maiju Lehtiniemi, and Kenneth Meland

in Marine Plankton: A practical guide to ecology, methodology, and taxonomy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199233267
eISBN:
9780191835698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199233267.003.0028
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the taxonomy of Lophogastrida and Mysida, small shrimp-like crustaceans commonly known as ‘opossum shrimps’ because of the ventral brood pouch in the female. Because of their ... More


Mammals

Robert M. Timm and Richard Κ. LaVal

in Monteverde: Ecology and Conservation of a Tropical Cloud Forest

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195095609
eISBN:
9780197561546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195095609.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Costa Rica is one of the most biotically diverse countries on earth, with 4% of known terrestrial plant and animal species in only 0.04% of the world’s land surface. The country’s mammal fauna is ... More


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