DORSAL STREAM By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 SECONDARY SOMATOSENSORY AREA (S2) DORSAL ROOT VENTRAL STREAM PRIMARY CORTEX CALCARINE AREA AUDITORY PATHWAYS EFFERENT PATHWAY PARIETAL CORTEX ORBITOFRONTAL CORTEX NONSTRIATE VISUAL CORTEX Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DORSAL STREAM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dorsal-stream/ (accessed April 1, 2020).