occipital lobe

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occipital lobe

[äk′sip·əd·əl ¦lōb]
(anatomy)
The posterior lobe of the cerebrum having the form of a three-sided pyramid.
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Based on the real-face and face-pareidolia results, which were labelled by cope1feat analysis, the whole-brain analysis revealed activation in several specific brain areas including the prefrontal cortex (PFCX), occipital cortex V1, occipital cortex V2, and inferior temporal regions (such as the FFA; Fig.2).
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In our results, activations were observed in the occipital cortex and cerebellum.
Weakened brain regions were mainly located in the occipital cortex, including the left calcarine sulcus (CAL.L), left middle occipital gyrus (MOG.L), parietal cortex left postcentral gyrus (PoCG.L), and right inferior parietal lobule (IPL.R).
In 2013, (a) peri-ictal brain MRI-DWI shows diffusion restriction in left occipital cortex one day after her first reported seizure.
Previous studies have described the reduction of white-matter connectivity between the occipital and temporal lobes in blindness; meanwhile the occipital cortex shows increased responses to language tasks.
[sup][4],[19] The LOC, which is located in the ventral pathway, is composed of the lateral occipital cortex and the posterior fusiform gyrus.
"Compared with controls, patients with Parkinson's disease had significant underrecruitment of the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, the bilateral primary and premotor cortices, the occipital cortex, and the cerebellum when undertaking the two-back task," the authors wrote regarding the fMRI results.
PET scans of the patients revealed that the light caused the nerves in the occipital cortex of the brain to fire.
An early study with euthymic and drug-free BD patients and electrical stimulation showed a reduction of FDG uptake in frontal cortex, occipital cortex and basal ganglia compared to healthy controls (HC) (45).
Hemianopia due to the lesion in anterior optic tract is characteristically non congruous, while that due to pathology in posterior optic radiations and occipital cortex are highly congruous1.