Wiesel, Torsten Nils


1924– Swedish‐American neurophysiologist who made fundamental contributions to our understanding of how the brain processes the information it receives from the eyes and enables us to perceive images.

Keywords: visual cortex; visual processing; David Hubel

Further Reading

Hubel DH and Wiesel TN (1979) Brain mechanisms of vision. Scientific American 241: 130.

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Sankaran, Neeraja(Apr 2001) Wiesel, Torsten Nils. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002953]