visual area


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Noun1.visual area - the cortical area that receives information from the lateral geniculate body of the thalamus
cortical area, cortical region - any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
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An experiment by Matthias Ekman and fellow researchers from Radboud University's Donders Institute shows that the primary visual cortex, the main visual area of our brain, is not only involved in perceiving the car, but also in predicting its future locations.
As soon as the patient directs fixation towards the prisms, the visual field is shifted, thereby reducing ocular movements necessary to locate targets in the blind visual area.
Instead, it's likely a tree or other obstruction has penetrated some portion of the approach's visual area surface, a component of instrument approach approval and design.
For example, the brain can be stimulated by applying external magnetic pulses to the head area corresponding to the visual area.
The professional solution provides objects that will render each visual area of the product such as Apps menu, Windows 8 User Interface, and user interface design.
The man who has sold more than 25 million albums globally, said for him, the "music lives in the auditory area and not the visual area.
When listening to taunting laughter, there was a stronger connection between the auditory and "mentalising" areas of the brain, but during joyous laughter, the visual area was more active.
We reported earlier that the Apple iWatch is expected to wield a flexible display and a slap bracelet with the visual area changing in size according to the size of the wearer's wrist.
Add talking on a cell phone, and your visual area shuts down significantly, which obviously is key to performing the maneuver," said Dr.
We determined age-related changes of astrocytes in the visual area V2 of young (2-3 years old) and old (12-13 years old) cats.
The UFOV is the visual area over which information can be extracted at a single glance.
Tests revealed that the loss of vision was caused by damage to the visual area in the brain's cortex.