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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


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


What is the temporal/ ventral pathway specialised for?

Object form and identification.