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Evidence That Primary Visual Cortex Is Required for Image, Orientation, and Motion Discrimination by Rats

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Visual Tasks.

A. Schematic of stimulus for Approach Salient Visual Target task. Subjects were rewarded for licking the water port beneath the image of the statue. B. Schematic of stimulus for the Image Discrimination task. Subjects were rewarded for licking the port beneath the statue, not the space shuttle. C. Schematic of stimulus for Motion Discrimination task. Subjects were rewarded for licking the port on the side toward which the coherent dots moved. D. Schematic of stimulus for orientation discrimination task. Subjects were rewarded for licking the port beneath clockwise rotated bars, not counter-clockwise rotated bars.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0056543.g001