Asked Oct 23, 2019

For a ganglion cell that has a red ON center and Green OFF surround, explain how

frequent these ganglion cells would fire an action potential in the following situations:

b. When red color hits the center only.


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The ganglion cells are the only ones that send out neural signals in the form of action potentials. The organization of receptive fields of ganglion cell is composed of inputs from many rods and cones. This provides a way of detecting contr...

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