feature detector

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A neuron that responds selectively to a specific feature (1) of its input, such as an edge detector, a bar detector, or a cell specified for facial recognition in the visual association cortex (see under visual cortex). See also complex cell, grandmother cell, hypercomplex cell, simple cell.

Subjects: Psychology.

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