SUPERIOR COLLICULUS

double structure in the brain, also called optic tectum, a layered structure which receives information's from eyes and other sensors. it receives fibers from the optic tract and projects fibers to several destinations.

SUPERIOR COLLICULUS: "Example: Superior colliculus directs bodily responses to particular part of the body space."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUPERIOR COLLICULUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/superior-colliculus/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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