|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
The extrastriate cortex is the region of the occipital cortex of the mammalian brain located next to the primary visual cortex. Primary visual cortex (V1) is also named striate cortex because of its striped appearance in the microscope. The extrastriate cortex encompasses multiple functional areas, including V3, V4, V5/MT, which is sensitive to motion, or the extrastriate body area (EBA) used in the perception of human bodies.
- Guy A. Orban. Higher Order Visual Processing in Macaque Extrastriate Cortex. Physiol Rev January 1, 2008 88:(1) 59-89; doi:10.1152/physrev.00008.2007
- "Extrastriate body area in human occipital cortex responds to the performance of motor actions"
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