SIMPLE CELL By N., Sam M.S. - 23 a neuron in the striate cortex with a receptive field with an elongated centre and 2 flanking regions. Also called simple cortical cell. Compare it with complex cell. SIMPLE CELL: "A simple cell is a neuron." Related Psychology Terms CEREBRAL CORTEX COMPLEX NEURON (Nerve Cell) NONSTRIATE VISUAL CORTEX Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams OEDIPUS COMPLEX (Oedipus Situation) LASHLEY, KARL SPENCER (1890- 1958) EXTRASTRIATE VISUAL AREAS ATARACTIC (Atanndc) FRANZ, SHEPHERD IVORY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SIMPLE CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/simple-cell/ (accessed June 27, 2022).