FUSIFORM GYRUS

the ridge on the lower surface of each temporal lobe in the brain. It lies between the inferior temporal gyrus and the parahippocampal gyrus. Is involved in high-level visual perception.

FUSIFORM GYRUS: "We use the fusiform gyrus for visual perception."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FUSIFORM GYRUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fusiform-gyrus/ (accessed December 4, 2019).
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