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Maribel Rivera Midterm project Superior Colliculus The superior colliculus is in the midbrain/mesencephalon. Part of the colliculus sticks out in the direction of the spinal cord. The function of the Superior Colliculus would be that it’s the primary integrating center for the movement of our eyes. It also produces the shift of our gaze and the combination of head and eye movement. “The superior Colliculus is a layered multi-sensory structure. Its upper layers receive visual signals from the retina of the eye, while the lower layer processes multiple signals from various other parts of the brain.” ( www.healthline.com ) If the Superior Colliculus were to suffer damage there would be jerking eye movement and you
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