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The current choice of papers makes a speciality of the topic of imaginative and prescient. The papers compile new insights and evidence from numerous branches of experimental and theoretical neuroscience. The experimental proof awarded within the quantity stem from disparate fields, corresponding to neuroanatomy, electrophysiology, optical imaging and psychophysics. The theoretical versions partly are unsophisticated, but nonetheless inspiring, whereas others skilfully observe complicated mathematical reasoning to result of experimental measurements. The booklet is the 5th in a chain of volumes aspiring to outline a concept of the mind through bringing jointly formal reasoning and experimental evidence. The reader is hence being brought to a brand new type of mind technology, the place proof and conception are starting to mix jointly.

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Many LIP neurons with predictive responses, like the one illustrated here, have visual responses but no saccade related activity in the remembered saccade task, indicating that the predictive response must be visual and not related to motor planning. In predictive remapping, the area of retina that is capable of stimulating the cell transientiy shifts, so that the cell responds to stimuli that will be in its receptive field after the saccade. This phenomenon enables accurate localization of visual objects without the processing delay inherent in relying on reafferent information following a saccade.

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