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Flashcards in Vision Deck (3):
1

Why was it thought that the LGN is just a relay system?

Because its receptive cell had the exact structure as the retina receptive cells

2

What is the parietal. dorsal pathway specialised for and why?

Processing object position and motion due to the size of magnocellular cells in the LGN

3

What is the temporal/ ventral pathway specialised for?

Object form and identification.