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

ON RESPONSE: "On response is frequently contrasted with its off response counterpart."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ON RESPONSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/on-response/ (accessed May 8, 2021).