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Unformatted text preview: Comprises anterior-temporal & post-parietal areas o Limbic association area o Pre-frontal association area o Delineations are not exclusive & overlap between areas is seen Other association areas named according to function • Mainly unimodal & closely related topographically to associated primary region o Visual association cortex: Areas surrounding primary visual cortices, areas 18 & 19 o Auditory association cortex: Brodmann area 22 Damage to association cortices results in some interesting psychological disorders, inc. • Various aphasias, agnosias & apraxias • Disconnection syndromes characterised by o Loss of certain faculties &/or o Replacement with an inappropriate faculty...
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- Fall '10
- Anthropology, association areas, Visual Association Cortex, Auditory association cortex