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Department of Psychology Special Seminar (Hosted by the Maier Lab)

Friday, September 14, 2018,
  • Location: Wilson Hall • 111 21St Ave S • Nashville, TN 37240
  • Room: 316

Dr. Paul Martin

University of Sydney

                Exploring Non-standard Pathways In Subcortical Vision


We have investigated physiology and anatomy of subcortical visual pathways that lie outside the main (parvocellular [P] and magnocellular [M]) retino- geniculo-cortical afferent channels. These non- standard pathways originate in multiple low-density classes of retinal output neurones that project to the koniocellular (K) layers of geniculate and to other tectal and thalamic nuclei. We still don't know much about the non-standard pathways, but we are making some progress.