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How do the connections from V1 to V2 form during early development of the human brain?

I am wondering how corticocortical efferents from layer I and II in V1 develop to forward visual information to layer IV in V2. Is there topology preservation in these connections from the beginning ...
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Is "Retinal Glial Cells Enhance Human Vision Acuity" creationist propaganda?

The paper Retinal Glial Cells Enhance Human Vision Acuity is profusely quoted by creationists as "proof" of the "perfect design" of the human eye. The paper is about biology but ...
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If we had children wear an apparatus swapping e.g. Red and Blue colors, would their perception adapt?

In the context of neuroscience and philosophy, one difficult question is what makes colors so peculiar and vivid if they're just signals encoding light intensity coming from certain receptors -- an ...