SECONDARY VISUAL SYSTEM

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Phylogenetically older, visual path that is situated outside the primary visual system. Eyesight established with this system is comparatively weak for the identification of shape, but permits localization as well as identification of motion. Functions comparatively well in the newborn baby.

SECONDARY VISUAL SYSTEM: "The secondary visual system has a complex pathway, allowing for vision which allows for the detection of movement."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SECONDARY VISUAL SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/secondary-visual-system/ (accessed August 11, 2022).

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