The Visual Cortex Flashcards Preview

The Visual System > The Visual Cortex > Flashcards

Flashcards in The Visual Cortex Deck (20):
1

Where is the visual cortex located?

In the occipital lobe or posterior lobe of the cerebrum.

2

What is the visual cortex divided into?

the primary and secondary visual cortices.

3

What is the primary visual cortex also known as?

striate cortex or konicortex

4

What is the primary visual cortex designated?

V1

5

The primary visual cortex is located where?

in the medial aspect of the occipital cortex along the calcimine fissure.

6

The primary visual cortex extends where?

from he posterior edge of the occipital pole along the calcimine fissure.

7

What is classified the secondary visual cortex?

several areas of the occipital cortex as well as certain parts of the parietal and posterior temporal cortices.

8

What are the secondary visual cortical areas known as?

Extrastriate visual cortical area or visual association cortex.

9

Any damage that happen to the fovea what can happen?

you will lose sever vision.

10

What does the primary visual cortex or visual area 1 do?

transmits signals to the secondary visual cortex for further visual meanings.

11

What determines the where? the how nice?

it is determined by the secondary visual cortex.

12

signals about the position, form , or shape, moron of image are transmitted where?

to dorsal areas of occipital lobe and parietal lobe.

13

Signals about color, details of image are transmitted where?

to ventral or anteroventral areas of the occipital lobe.

14

The signals from primary visual cortex V1 is passed through what?

the visual area II V2 to farther regions of the secondary cortex.

15

Sensor (receptor)?

Eye, Retina: Rods and Cones

16

Nerve:

Optic Nerve

17

Decussation:

Optic Chiasm

18

Thalamus (relay):

Lateral Geniculate Nucleus

19

Primary Cortex:

Primary cortex occipital lobe

20

Association Cortex:

Association cortex.