EXTRASTRIATE VISUAL AREAS

are typically located outside the primary visual cortexes, otherwise known as the striate cortex and are the visually responsible areas of the cerebral cortex. The region, in which they are found is also known as the pre-striate cortex.

EXTRASTRIATE VISUAL AREAS: "Some of the extrastriate visual areas of the human brain are otherwise known as visually responsive, hence, they respond to movement in the visual field."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EXTRASTRIATE VISUAL AREAS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/extrastriate-visual-areas/ (accessed July 3, 2020).
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