Reorganization in the Visual Cortex (image) Forschungszentrum Juelich Caption Reorganization in the visual cortex: before (left) and just after damage to the retina (centre), and in a later phase (right). Most of the neurons in the zone where images are projected from the damaged retina can achieve their original activity level again thanks to new connections formed with neighboring cells. The colors in the lower part of the image indicate the points on the retina from which the input to which the neurons show the strongest reaction is received. Credit Source: PLOS Computational Biology Usage Restrictions Creative Commons License / CC BY 2.5: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/ Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.