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Unformatted text preview: central sulcus, contains areas for somatosensory reception, taste and integration of sensory information. The occipital lobe, shown in green, is at the very back of the brain. It is the visual center of brain where all information coming from the eyes is processed. The temporal lobe, which sits below the frontal and parietal lobes below the lateral sulcus, contains areas for hearing, smell, learning, memory, and emotions . The cerebrum can also be divided into two cerebral hemispheres , separated by a large division called the longitudinal fissure. This fissure divides the cerebrum into a left and right side. The lobes and hemispheres of the brain communicate with each other and with the rest of the body by white matter nerve tracts . These nerve tracts are myelinated axons that are the information pathways within the CNS. A major white matter tract is the corpus callosum , which connects the left and right cerebral hemispheres....
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course BSC BSC1085 taught by Professor Sharonsimpson during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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