Neuropsych Temporal Lobe

Neuropsych Temporal Lobe - Temporal Lobe Detailed Treatment...

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Temporal Lobe Detailed Treatment
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Connections of the Temporal Lobes Five main types: Hierarchical sensory pathway Dorsal auditory pathway Polymodal pathway Medial (mesial) temporal pathway Frontal lobe projection
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Connections of the Temporal Cortex Hierarchical sensory pathway Connections from primary (sensory neuron) and secondary (integration functions; additional neurons connected to the primary neurons) auditory and visual cortical regions progress through the lateral temporal cortex and terminate in the temporal pole (anterior end of the temporal lobe) Connections in the temporal pole are then relayed to the medial aspects of the temporal lobe
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Hierarchical sensory pathway
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Sound entering each ear is processed by the contralateral hemisphere
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Connections of the Temporal Cortex Dorsal auditory pathway Forms important functional connections with the posterior parietal cortex Enables location of sounds in space Promotes orienting
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course PSYCH 310 taught by Professor Kusnecov during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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