superior colliculus :
- n an essential visual center between the retina and the striate cortex
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- Confirmation of neurobiological origin of attention-deficit disorder
The neurobiological origin of attention-deficit disorder (ADD), a syndrome whose causes are poorly understood, has just been confirmed by a study carried out on mice. Researchers have identified a cerebral structure, the superior colliculus, where hyperstimulation causes behavior modifications similar to those of some patients who suffer from ADD. Their work also shows noradrenaline accumulation ...
April 13, 2014 - Science Daily