M5 | Integrative action of the sensorimotor system – Visual system | Association cortices

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  1. Discuss the central visual pathways.
  2. Relate visual field defects with lesion sites.
  3. Discuss vision for action and vision for perception.
  4. Explain common types of cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs, strokes) in sensorimotor areas of cerebral cortex.
  5. Describe the functions of association cortices and discuss their role with respect to major mental functions of the brain.
  6. Discuss the neurology of apraxias and agnosias.

 

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KINES 531: Neural Control of Movement by Peter L.E. van Kan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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