Higher neural functions

Higher neural functions - o Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex:...

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Higher neural functions Function of the association cortices Parietal-occipito-temporal (POT) cortices Associated with o Sense of self o o o Frontal association area Associated with o Integration of sensorimotor information with respect to previous experience o o 2 main cognitive functions based on anatomical subdivisions
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Unformatted text preview: o Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex: Executive abilities o Ortibomesial regions: Social cognition, inhibitory control & emotion Limbic association areas Associated with o contextual & emotional processing o Highly linked to learning & memory formation o Intrinsically connected to frontal cortical areas Example of interaction between association cortices: Comprehension & translation of speech o Wernickes area (POT): Language presentation & perception o Brocas area (Frontal): Translation of thought to vocalisation o Damage to these areas results in various aphasias & aprosodias...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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