Table 2.

Morphometric measurements of visual centers in 15 human brains

HemisphereHemisphere mass (gm)2-aOptic tract (mm2)LGN–magnocellular (mm3)2-bLGN–parvocellular (mm3)V1 area (mm2)V1 volume (mm3)
1L2519.45125.9
1R7.93155.27026.8
2L7.11438.53184.7
2R8.21440.95782.6
3L9.62337.75468.5
3R11.330.585.92530.56512.8
4R9.638.7100.92929.36275.9
5L7.120.272.91854.14125.0
5R7.424.778.82061.54684.7
6L5.727.972.32294.55019.0
6R5.125.074.42395.85546.4
7L5499.435.7121.03075.06507.4
7R55510.136.4118.52926.75982.3
8L57510.832.7111.23364.67567.9
8R56310.332.6111.13221.26645.6
9L5858.924.8105.62342.85014.5
9R5959.623.694.62201.85463.6
10L5286.726.480.52478.65037.5
10R5407.127.881.12620.05347.7
11L5226.028.980.02389.85385.4
11R5128.231.392.52559.45820.2
12L5427.422.369.61971.44528.3
12R5586.423.068.22073.84358.5
13L5489.825.183.32151.65174.4
13R5489.826.187.82281.35248.6
14L5558.224.384.91683.03497.0
14R5578.026.690.61980.84272.0
15L5048.926.894.02517.36038.2
15R5098.531.4110.32772.06424.0
  • F2-a For all but the first six brains in our series, the individual hemispheres were weighed separately.

  • F2-b LGNs were dissected in all but the first two brains.