9.71 | Fall 2007 | Undergraduate

Functional MRI of High-Level Vision

Lecture Notes

1 Introduction to fMRI and high-level vision (PDF - 2.4 MB)
2 Functional organization of the ventral visual pathway (PDF - 2.4 MB)
3 Visual recoginition, object shape, and the lateral occipital complex (LOC) (PDF ‑ 1.4 MB)
4 Scene perception and the PPA (PDF - 1.6 MB)

Part A: Visual anatomy

These slides from the fMRI for Newbies site are an expanded version of those used in the class

Part B: Face perception and the FFA (PDF - 2.2 MB)

6 Visual attention (PDF - 1.1 MB)
7 Visual awareness (PDF - 1.5 MB)
8 The dorsal/parietal pathway: visual attention, visually guided action and number (PDF)
9 Classification methods, brain reading (PDF 1.9 MB)
10 Development and effects of experience on visual and extrastriate cortex (PDF)

Course Info

As Taught In
Fall 2007
Learning Resource Types
Written Assignments with Examples
Presentation Assignments