FUSIFORM GYRUS By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms ANGULAR GYRUS PARAHIPPOCAMPAL GYRUS LINGUAL GYRUS POSTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY VENTRAL STREAM PYRIFORM AREA (PIRIFORM AREA) LIMBIC LOBE POSTCENTRAL GYRUS LILLIPUTIAN HALLUCINATION RHINAL FISSURE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FUSIFORM GYRUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fusiform-gyrus/ (accessed December 4, 2019).