Kinesiology 1080A/B Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Visual Cortex, David H. Hubel, Cortical Blindness

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Corpus collosum connects two hemispheres together: inhibition (suppressing between two hemispheres) Phrenology: specific parts of the brain (i. e. , ability to tell a truth or a lie) Fmri: cognitive motor function is lit up (tapping finger) Single cell recording of v1 in the awake cat. Binocular cells in v1 (take visual 2d info from both eyes and combine it to get 3d info/depth) Blobs = colour ensembles in cylindrical shapes. Parietal lobe: contains primary somatosensory cortex (si) and (sii, responsible for the planning and control of movement, visuospatial skills. Inferior parietal lobe responsible for monitoring where the effector is in space (ipl) Superior parietal lobe supportability for online control (spl) Sensory to motor interface (takes sensory info (vision, proprioception) from vestibular apparatus in order to produce a movement. Parietal lobe lesion (difficulty reaching out to pick something up) Left parietal lobe plays a huge role in numerical skills. Right parietal lobe plays a huge role in visuospatial skills.

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