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Publication Detail
Striate cortex (V1) activity gates awareness of motion
  • Publication Type:
    Journal article
  • Publication Sub Type:
    Article
  • Authors:
    Silvanto J, Cowey A, Lavie N, Walsh V
  • Publication date:
    01/02/2005
  • Pagination:
    143, 144
  • Journal:
    Nature Neuroscience
  • Volume:
    8
  • Issue:
    2
  • Print ISSN:
    1097-6256
  • Keywords:
    anatomy & histology, Awareness, Brain Mapping, Comparative Study, Electric Stimulation, Humans, Magnetics, methods, Motion, Motion Perception, Phosphenes, physiology, radiation effects, Research Support, Non-U.S.Gov't, Visual Cortex
  • Notes:
    Imported via OAI, 7:29:01 16th May 2007
Abstract
A key question in understanding visual awareness is whether any single cortical area is indispensable. In a transcranial magnetic stimulation experiment, we show that observers' awareness of activity in extrastriate area V5 depends on the amount of activity in striate cortex (V1). From the timing and pattern of effects, we infer that back-projections from extrastriate cortex influence information content in V1, but it is V1 that determines whether that information reaches awareness A key question in understanding visual awareness is whether any single cortical area is indispensable. In a transcranial magnetic stimulation experiment, we show that observers' awareness of activity in extrastriate area V5 depends on the amount of activity in striate cortex (V1). From the timing and pattern of effects, we infer that back-projections from extrastriate cortex influence information content in V1, but it is V1 that determines whether that information reaches awareness
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