9.04 Neural Basis of Vision and Audition

Offered: Fall term, every other year
Prerequisite: 9.01 or permission of instructor
Units: 3-0-9


Examines the neural bases of visual and auditory processing for perception and sensorimotor control. Focuses on physiological and anatomical studies of the mammalian nervous system as well as behavioral studies of animals and humans. Studies visual pattern, color and depth perception, auditory responses and speech coding, and spatial localization.

P. H. Schiller, M. C. Brown