Out of the spotlight: Face to face with attention

Sabine Kastner, Stephanie A. McMains

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Figure-ground segmentation is a key early step in visual perception. A study now finds that V2 neurons in monkeys signal border ownership pre-attentively and that the effects of attention are predicted by the neurons' border preferences.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1344-1345
Number of pages2
JournalNature neuroscience
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Neuroscience


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