Recent Examples on the WebAnd in the tectum, a brain region that processes images from the optic nerve, the neurons of salamanders were often strewn chaotically about—a trait seen in embryonic or larval brains—whereas in frogs, the neurons were nicely layered.
Douglas Fox, Scientific American, 1 Feb. 2022 The researchers also recorded activity from the ocular tectum, a brain area involved in basic visual processing in owls and many other vertebrates.
Joanna Klein, New York Times, 3 July 2018
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