Sweden (1984) Nobel
Prize winners 1981: D. Hubel and T.Wiesel.
The American David H.Hubel and the
Swiss Torsen N. Wiesel were awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine
for their study on the cerebral possessing of visual information. They
propose that visual processing is hierarchic. That is, simpler receptive
fields at earlier stages are used to build up more complex receptive fields
at later stages.