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2. Which of these is NOT a signature of cortical gain control?

  • Complex features
  • Short range
  • Tuning
  • Long range

3. What % of patients in Tunis carry the 'Parkinson' gene?

  • 40%
  • 99.9%
  • 0.1%
  • 0.005%

4. In typical people...?

  • You get better at detecting motion as the disk gets bigger bc of long range gain control
  • You get better at detecting motion as the disk gets bigger bc of short range gain control
  • You get worse at detecting motion as the disk gets bigger bc of long range gain control
  • You get worse at detecting motion as the disk gets bigger bc of short range gain control

5. Why is gain control needed?

  • Because neurons have a limited range, and range in the word can vary enormously
  • Because neural range varies enormously whilst the range in the world is fairly limited
  • Because of the limited range created by adaptation
  • Because of the limited range created by cortical organisation and self organising maps

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