Higher Functions (Langauge and Memory)

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Higher functions Haytham Eloqayli
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Higher functions sensation (somatic, vision, and hearing) motor primary areas (primary motor area, primary sensory areas) the secondary areas (secondary sensory areas, premotor and supplementary motor areas ) association areas
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Higher functions
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Higher functions The most important association areas are (1) the parieto-occipitotemporal association area , (2) the prefrontal association area , and (3) the limbic association area
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Higher functions primary sensory areas detect specific sensations-visual, auditory, or somatic. secondary sensory areas analyze the specific sensation (e.g details: shape or texture , color . .etc)
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Higher functions association areas receive and analyze signals simultaneously from multiple regions ( both the motor and sensory cortices and from subcortical structures) Interpretation of the received signals
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Higher functions 1. Analysis of the Spatial Coordinates of the Body: the relation of the body with the surroundings 2. Area for Initial Processing of Visual Language (Reading) : feeds the Wernicke's area with the words we read. This area called anguler gyrus. 3. Area for Naming
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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