W h ic h a r e a o f th e c e r e b r a l c o r te x

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Unformatted text preview: a, and delta rhythms may assist in the diagnosis of cerebral tumors, epilepsy, and cerebral abscesses 12 Quiz on Thalamus & Cortex A 5 0 y e a r o ld w o m a n w ith a c e r e b r o v a s c u la r l e s io n , o n q u e s tio n in g , w a s fo u n d to e x p e r ie n c e d iffic u lty in u n d e r s ta n d in g s p o k e n s p e e c h , a lth o u g h s h e fu lly u n d e r s to o d w r itte n s p e e c h . W h ic h a r e a o f th e c e r e b r a l c o r te x w a s d a m a g e d ? • The understanding of spoken speech requires the normal functioning of the secondary auditory area, which is situated posterior to the primary auditory area in the lateral sulcus and in the superior temporal gyrus. This area is believed to be necessary for the interpretation of sounds, and the information is passed on to the sensory speech area of Wernicke. Quiz on Thalamus & Cortex A d is tin g u is h e d n e u r o b io lo g is t g a v e a le c tu r e o n th e p h y s io lo g y o f th e c e r e b r a l c o r te x to th e fr e s h m a n m e d ic a l s tu d e n t c la s s . H a v in g r e v ie w e d th e s tr u c tu r e o f th e d iffe r e n t a...
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2011 for the course NEUROSCIEN Neuroanato taught by Professor Skeen during the Fall '09 term at University of Delaware.

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