SIMPLE CELL

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SIMPLE CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/simple-cell/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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