Perceptual processing of stereopsis in humans: High-field (3.0-tesla) functional MRI study

Ingrid Kwee, Yukihiko Fujii, Hitoshi Matsuzawa, Tsutomu Nakada

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Cortical activation associated with stereopsis was studied in eight right-handed neurosurgeons professionally trained in stereoscopic vision. The activation map associated with viewing three-dimensional images, as contrasted to viewing the corresponding two-dimensional images of identical contents (images of MR angiography), showed consistent activation in the cortex adjacent to the intraparietal sulcus. The study further demonstrated a dominant role of the right hemisphere in perceptual processing of stereopsis in humans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1599-1601
Number of pages3
Issue number7
StatePublished - Oct 22 1999


  • Dominance
  • High-field functional MRI
  • Intraparietal sulcus
  • Right hemisphere
  • Stereopsis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)


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