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Unformatted text preview: ) (8) Superior temporal gyrus gyrus Receives info. from receptors in inner ear for sound for Relates to pitch , rhythm and loudness and Stimulation - auditory auditory hallucinations - birds birds flapping their wings, waterfalls, etc 8 9 Cerebral Cortex:Temporal Lobe Cortex:Temporal Auditory Association Area (9) (9) Uses memories of sounds for sound recognition recognition Stimulation - complex complex auditory hallucinations - hear conversations hear or songs from the past or 8 9 Cerebral Lobes: Temporal Lobe Cerebral Posterior Temporal Lobe Posterio Wernicke’s Area (10) Wernicke Area (10) Allows for the comprehension of written and spoken language langu Sounding out unfamiliar words Sounding •An association tract runs An from Wernicke to Broca. Wernicke to Broca •Damage - sensory Damage sensory (receptive) aphasia - can can speak but can’t understand speak understand spoken or written language spoken 10 Cerebral Lobe: Temporal Lobe Cerebral General interpretation area – iin n General the superoposterior part of the superoposterior part temporal lobe in the left hemisphere generally hemisphere a. Receives info from all sensory areas and stores complex memory patterns associated with the sensations. associated b. It integrates all incoming signals into a single understanding and then activates a response. activates c. Damage - become become imbecilic; can’t iinterpret a nterpret imbecilic; situation situat Cerebral Lobe: Temporal Lobe Cerebral Olfactory area Olfactory medial part of medial the temporal lobe lobe Interprets smell smell Gustatory area Gustatory iin the parietal n lobe lobe Interprets taste Interprets Cerebrum: functions Cerebrum: Limbic Lobe Limbic Cingulate gyrus, parahippocampal gyrus, hypothalamus and part of the thalamus hypothalamus “Emotional brain” Extensive link to lower and higher brain areas Extensive Allows emotional and visceral responses to things we are consciously aware of are cingulate gyrus hypothalamus parahippocampal parahippocampal gyrus gyrus Cerebral Lobes: Function Cerebral Insula Insula Deep within the cerebrum in area deep to lateral sulcus to May be involved with autonomic and somatic activities somatic lateral lateral sulcus sulcus insula The cerebrum The Aphasias Aphasias Inability to speak in grammatical sentences due to lesions in Broca’s area sentences Electroencephalograph (EEG) Electroencephalograph Used to trace patterns of brain activity Used Can be used to detect regi...
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