Occipital Lobe

This lobe is extremely important for the visual system or it is essentially the backbone of the visual system.

The occipital lobe is located behind the lateral parieto-temporal line and is composed of a number of irregular convolutions that are by a short horizontal sulcus, the lateral occipital sulcus, into the superior and inferior occipital gyri.

This book gives you X-ray vision. It can be demostrated by the fact that the precentral gyrus, which begins on the medial surface of the cerebrum, and passes above the body of the lateral ventricle, thalamus, posterior limb of the internal capsule, and posterior part of the lentiform nucleus to reach the sylvian fissure approximately midway between the anterior and posterior limits of the insula.