DORSAL STREAM By N., Sam M.S. - 19 The neural stream projected dorsally from the primary visual cortex in to the parietal lobe. Compare ventral pathway. DORSAL STREAM: "The dorsal stream is also known as the 'how' or 'where' pathway." Related Psychology Terms CEREBRAL CORTEX CONNECTOR DORSAL ROOT SECONDARY SOMATOSENSORY AREA (S2) AUDITORY PATHWAYS ANTERIOR HORN BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) LASHLEY, KARL SPENCER (1890- 1958) APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) RETICULAR FORMATION (Reticular Activating System, RAS) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DORSAL STREAM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dorsal-stream/ (accessed December 8, 2022).