SIMPLE CELL By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 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 NONSTRIATE VISUAL CORTEX VISUAL ASSOCIATION CORTEX EXTRASTRIATE VISUAL AREAS TANGENT SCREEN INTERSTRIPES BETZ CELL SERTOLI CELL BIPOLAR CELL EXPRESSIVE APHASIA LOCATION-INVARIANT NEURONS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SIMPLE CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/simple-cell/ (accessed October 23, 2020).