The occipital lobe is one of the four major lobes, or regions, of the cerebral cortex. It is the visual processing centre of the brain and responsible for interpreting depth, distance, location and the identity of objects in our visual field.Queensland Brain Institute. (n.d.). Lobes of the brain. [online] Available at: https://qbi.uq.edu.au/brain/brain-anatomy/lobes-brain [Accessed 13 Nov. 2018].