Mar 28, 2006

Learning and neural plasticity in visual object recognition

Current Opinion in Neurobiology
Zoe Kourtzi, James J DiCarlo

Abstract

The capability of the adult primate visual system for rapid and accurate recognition of targets in cluttered, natural scenes far surpasses the abilities of state-of-the-art artificial vision systems. Understanding this capability remains a fundamental challenge in visual neuroscience. Recent experimental evidence suggests that adaptive coding strategies facilitated by underlying neural plasticity enable the adult brain to learn from visual experience and shape its ability to integrate and recognize coherent visual objects.

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Imaging Studies
Optic Tract Structure
Visual System
Prefrontal Cortex
Pattern Recognition, Visual
Memory Training
Neurons
Brain
Neuronal Plasticity
Retinaldehyde

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