occipital cortex

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Accordingly, reductions were seen in the occipital cortex and midbrain, whereas an increase was obtained in the temporal cortex (Figure 1B).
No differences were found in the occipital cortex or the numbers of the second type of synapse.
Even in the occipital cortex, the lateral occipital tracts bring information from the other senses (Fiehler & Rosler, 2010; Kim & Zatorre, 2011).
And within the hypermobility group, the degree of hypermobility correlated with the volume of the left lateral occipital cortex and correlated negatively with the right superior temporal and bilateral inferior parietal gray matter volumes, according to Dr.
Combined, the signatures of single objects closely matched the responses to entire scenes in a part of the brain called the lateral occipital cortex, or LOC, the researchers found.
Using a technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation, they found the source of the effect was lateral occipital cortex, a portion of the brain's visual processing center located between the ear and the back of the skull.
MRI may show increased T2 signal in the basal ganglia, thalamus, occipital cortex, or white matter.
Cerebral visual impairment (CVI), a neurological disorder caused by damage to or malfunctioning of the retrogeniculate visual pathways (optic radiations, occipital cortex, visual associative areas) in the absence of major ocular disease, (1) has been extensively studied in recent years.
The discovery was made after studying a man, known as HJA , who suffered a stroke that left a large bilateral lesion in part of the brain important for object recognition, specifically in the lateral occipital cortex (LO).
This means that--at least statistically--increasing AD pathology shifts the topographic distribution of CAA even more towards the occipital cortex," he said.
When sated, women had more activity than men did in the occipital cortex, the seat of vision, and men had more activity than women did in an area of the prefrontal cortex associated with feelings of satisfaction.