The brain’s primary and extrastriate cortical areas equivalent to Brodmann area 17, involved in receiving, segmenting, integrating, and processing the visual information transmitted from the retina. It separates into five different regions namely, V1, V2, V3, V4, and V5, based on their functions and structure. The extrastriate cortical regions comprise of Brodmann area 18 and Brodmann area 19.

Also Known As

  • Occipital Cortex
  • Striate Cortex
  • V1