Anisotropy in the preferred directions and visual field location of directionally-selective optic nerve fibers in the gray squirrel

Barbara Blakeslee, Gerald H. Jacobs, Mark E. McCourt

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Directionally-selective optic nerve fibers in the gray squirrel possess an anisotropic distribution of preferred direction. Similar to the directional anisotropy seen in ground squirrel, the possible role of these units is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)615-618
Number of pages4
JournalVision research
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1985



  • Directionally-selective
  • Gray squirrel
  • Optic nerve
  • Sciurus carolinensis
  • Single-unit

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Sensory Systems

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