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    What happens in visual perception? What is the physiological process?

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    When an individual looks at an object a retinal image appears in the observers' eye. Visual sensory information travels to the thalamus and then onto the primary visual cortex. The fibers of the optic nerve stop at the synapses with cells from part of the thalamus. This is called the Lateral Geniculate Nucleus (LGN). The LGN then combines the information from both of the eyes and then sends the information to the cortex along the geniculastriate path (this is also known as the visual ...

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    When an individual looks at an object a retinal image appears in the observers' eye. Visual sensory information travels to the thalamus and then onto the primary visual cortex. The fibers of the optic nerve stop at the synapses with cells from part of the thalamus.

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