2-Minute Neuroscience: Optic Nerve (Cranial Nerve II)

The optic nerve, also known as the second cranial nerve, is responsible for transmitting visual information from the retina to the brain. In this video, I discuss the anatomy and function of the optic nerve, as well as describe what can happen when the nerve is damaged.

Note: If you find the deficits in the video below confusing, refer to this written explanation.