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Research Article

Receptive Fields in Primate Retina Are Coordinated to Sample Visual Space More Uniformly

  • Jeffrey L Gauthier mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: gauthier@salk.edu

    Affiliation: Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Greg D Field,

    Affiliation: Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Alexander Sher,

    Affiliation: Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

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  • Martin Greschner,

    Affiliation: Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Jonathon Shlens,

    Affiliations: Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, United States of America, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Alan M Litke,

    Affiliation: Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America

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  • E. J Chichilnisky

    Affiliation: Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Published: April 07, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000063

About the Authors

Jeffrey L Gauthier, Greg D Field, Martin Greschner, Jonathon Shlens, E. J Chichilnisky
Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Alexander Sher, Alan M Litke
Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America
Jonathon Shlens
University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: gauthier@salk.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JLG, GDF, AS, MG, JS, and EJC designed and carried out the neurophysiological experiments. JLG performed the data analysis and wrote the paper with EJC. AS and AML designed, implemented, and maintained the custom recording system. JLG, GDF, AS, MG, JS, AML, and EJC discussed the results and commented on the manuscript.