Bidirectional cell

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Bidirectional cells are a subset of neurons found in mammalian brains in region MT. They are characterised by having a peak response to visual motion in two, opposing, directions. They were discovered in 1984 by Albright et al.[1]


  1. ^ Columnar organization of directionally selective cells in visual area MT of the macaque T. D. Albright, R. Desimone, and C. G. Gross. AJP - JN Physiol January 1, 1984 vol. 51 no. 1 16-31.