F11 Lecture 11 - Vision, occipital lobes

F11 Lecture 11 - Vision, occipital lobes - Occipital Lobes...

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Occipital Lobes 11 – October 12, 2011
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© John W. Rose, M.D.; Maria Houtchens, MSIII; Sharon G. Lynch, M.D. Fovea Blind spot (optic disk) sclera iris
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Back Of Eye Light Retina: 3 cell layers
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Visual pathways Photons converted to neuronal signals Geniculostriate pathway – Most important Axons convey information to lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) in thalamus Information then relayed (via optic radiations) to striate cortex Tectopulvinar pathway – phylogenetically older Eye to superior colliculus to pulvinar in thalamus then to visual areas in temporal and parietal lobes
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Thalamus Occipital lobe Medial view of right cerebral hemisphere thalamus Lateral ventricle Corpus callosum
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Neural information from retina transmitted via optic nerve; Synapses terminate on lateral geniculate nucleus (or body)
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Neuroanatomy of the visual system
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Optic chiasm Optic radiations Striate cortex Optic tract LGN
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hemisphere optic chiasm Crossover point for optic
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course PSYCHLOGY 310 taught by Professor Meyhew during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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F11 Lecture 11 - Vision, occipital lobes - Occipital Lobes...

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