PARVOCELLULAR SYSTEM

the part of the optic system which projects to or starts from small neurons within the four dorsal layers of the lateral geniculate nucleus. It permits the comprehension of colors, fine details, and big modifications in brightness.

PARVOCELLULAR SYSTEM: "The parvocellular system cannot function to its full capacity when one layer is missing."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PARVOCELLULAR SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/parvocellular-system/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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