OFF RESPONSE (OFF RESPONSE)

the depolarization of a neuron within the visual system which takes place in reaction to light decrement. Neurons with off reactions in the core of their receptive regions are frequently referred to as off cells.

OFF RESPONSE (OFF RESPONSE): "Off responses do not occur when lights are brightened."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OFF RESPONSE (OFF RESPONSE)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/off-response-off-response/ (accessed January 9, 2020).
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