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Primary Visual and Visual Association Cortex (Areas 17, 18, 19)
Jeffrey S. Anderson, MD, PhD; Jared A. Nielsen, PhD
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Location and Boundaries

  • Location

    • Boundaries

      Function

      • Vision

        Structural Connections

        • Cortical

          • Subcortical

            Functional Connections

            • Coactive Regions

              • Associated Literature Keywords (NeuroSynth)

                Areas 17-, 18-, 19-Associated Disorders

                • Cortical Vision Loss

                  Selected References

                  1. Han Y et al: The logic of single-cell projections from visual cortex. Nature. 556(7699):51-6, 2018
                  2. Iacaruso MF et al: Synaptic organization of visual space in primary visual cortex. Nature. 547(7664):449-52, 2017
                  3. Weiner KS et al: The cytoarchitecture of domain-specific regions in human high-level visual cortex. Cereb Cortex. 27(1):146-61, 2017
                  4. Cross ES et al: The influence of visual training on predicting complex action sequences. Hum Brain Mapp. 34(2):467-86, 2013
                  5. Kujovic M et al: Cytoarchitectonic mapping of the human dorsal extrastriate cortex. Brain Struct Funct. 218(1):157-72, 2013
                  6. Bedny M et al: A sensitive period for language in the visual cortex: distinct patterns of plasticity in congenitally versus late blind adults. Brain Lang. 122(3):162-70, 2012
                  7. Brooks SJ et al: Exposure to subliminal arousing stimuli induces robust activation in the amygdala, hippocampus, anterior cingulate, insular cortex and primary visual cortex: a systematic meta-analysis of fMRI studies. Neuroimage. 59(3):2962-73, 2012
                  8. Kuchinsky SE et al: Word intelligibility and age predict visual cortex activity during word listening. Cereb Cortex. 22(6):1360-71, 2012
                  9. Langner R et al: Staying responsive to the world: modality-specific and -nonspecific contributions to speeded auditory, tactile, and visual stimulus detection. Hum Brain Mapp. 33(2):398-418, 2012
                  10. Samson F et al: Enhanced visual functioning in autism: an ALE meta-analysis. Hum Brain Mapp. 33(7):1553-81, 2012
                  11. Schölvinck ML et al: The influence of spontaneous activity on stimulus processing in primary visual cortex. Neuroimage. 59(3):2700-8, 2012
                  12. Van Essen DC et al: Parcellations and hemispheric asymmetries of human cerebral cortex analyzed on surface-based atlases. Cereb Cortex. 22(10):2241-62, 2012
                  13. Chapman CS et al: Mental blocks: fMRI reveals top-down modulation of early visual cortex when obstacles interfere with grasp planning. Neuropsychologia. 49(7):1703-17, 2011
                  14. Marcus DS et al: Informatics and data mining tools and strategies for the human connectome project. Front Neuroinform. 5:4, 2011
                  15. Schmid C et al: The neural basis of visual dominance in the context of audio-visual object processing. Neuroimage. 55(1):304-11, 2011
                  16. Szwed M et al: Specialization for written words over objects in the visual cortex. Neuroimage. 56(1):330-44, 2011
                  17. Rottschy C et al: Ventral visual cortex in humans: cytoarchitectonic mapping of two extrastriate areas. Hum Brain Mapp. 28(10):1045-59, 2007
                  18. Amunts K et al: Brodmann's areas 17 and 18 brought into stereotaxic space-where and how variable? Neuroimage. 11(1):66-84, 2000
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                  Location and Boundaries

                  • Location

                    • Boundaries

                      Function

                      • Vision

                        Structural Connections

                        • Cortical

                          • Subcortical

                            Functional Connections

                            • Coactive Regions

                              • Associated Literature Keywords (NeuroSynth)

                                Areas 17-, 18-, 19-Associated Disorders

                                • Cortical Vision Loss

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Han Y et al: The logic of single-cell projections from visual cortex. Nature. 556(7699):51-6, 2018
                                  2. Iacaruso MF et al: Synaptic organization of visual space in primary visual cortex. Nature. 547(7664):449-52, 2017
                                  3. Weiner KS et al: The cytoarchitecture of domain-specific regions in human high-level visual cortex. Cereb Cortex. 27(1):146-61, 2017
                                  4. Cross ES et al: The influence of visual training on predicting complex action sequences. Hum Brain Mapp. 34(2):467-86, 2013
                                  5. Kujovic M et al: Cytoarchitectonic mapping of the human dorsal extrastriate cortex. Brain Struct Funct. 218(1):157-72, 2013
                                  6. Bedny M et al: A sensitive period for language in the visual cortex: distinct patterns of plasticity in congenitally versus late blind adults. Brain Lang. 122(3):162-70, 2012
                                  7. Brooks SJ et al: Exposure to subliminal arousing stimuli induces robust activation in the amygdala, hippocampus, anterior cingulate, insular cortex and primary visual cortex: a systematic meta-analysis of fMRI studies. Neuroimage. 59(3):2962-73, 2012
                                  8. Kuchinsky SE et al: Word intelligibility and age predict visual cortex activity during word listening. Cereb Cortex. 22(6):1360-71, 2012
                                  9. Langner R et al: Staying responsive to the world: modality-specific and -nonspecific contributions to speeded auditory, tactile, and visual stimulus detection. Hum Brain Mapp. 33(2):398-418, 2012
                                  10. Samson F et al: Enhanced visual functioning in autism: an ALE meta-analysis. Hum Brain Mapp. 33(7):1553-81, 2012
                                  11. Schölvinck ML et al: The influence of spontaneous activity on stimulus processing in primary visual cortex. Neuroimage. 59(3):2700-8, 2012
                                  12. Van Essen DC et al: Parcellations and hemispheric asymmetries of human cerebral cortex analyzed on surface-based atlases. Cereb Cortex. 22(10):2241-62, 2012
                                  13. Chapman CS et al: Mental blocks: fMRI reveals top-down modulation of early visual cortex when obstacles interfere with grasp planning. Neuropsychologia. 49(7):1703-17, 2011
                                  14. Marcus DS et al: Informatics and data mining tools and strategies for the human connectome project. Front Neuroinform. 5:4, 2011
                                  15. Schmid C et al: The neural basis of visual dominance in the context of audio-visual object processing. Neuroimage. 55(1):304-11, 2011
                                  16. Szwed M et al: Specialization for written words over objects in the visual cortex. Neuroimage. 56(1):330-44, 2011
                                  17. Rottschy C et al: Ventral visual cortex in humans: cytoarchitectonic mapping of two extrastriate areas. Hum Brain Mapp. 28(10):1045-59, 2007
                                  18. Amunts K et al: Brodmann's areas 17 and 18 brought into stereotaxic space-where and how variable? Neuroimage. 11(1):66-84, 2000