VISUAL CORTEX

the cerebral cortex of the occipital lobe, particularly the striate cortex. With regard to human beings, this takes up a minimal area on the lateral exterior of the brain's occipital pole, but most is beneath the banks of the calcarine fissure on the medial exterior of the brain.

VISUAL CORTEX: "The visual cortex is recipient to direct input from the lateral geniculate nucleus by way of the optictract."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VISUAL CORTEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/visual-cortex/ (accessed November 16, 2019).
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