ON-CENTEROFF-SURROUND

referring to a concentric receptive region wherein arousal of the core arouses the neuron of attention, whereas arousal of the surrounding region hinders it.

ON-CENTEROFF-SURROUND: "On-center-off-surround is the opposite of off-center-on-surround."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ON-CENTEROFF-SURROUND," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/on-centeroff-surround/ (accessed July 23, 2019).
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