3 Pain and touch sensation 4 Spatial orientation and body position 5 Speech 6

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3 Pain and touch sensation 4 Spatial orientation and body position 5 Speech 6 Understanding the concept of time 7 Visual attention and face recognition SOMATOSENSORY SYSTEM
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As sensory receptors in our skin, muscles, bones, joints and organs are triggered by a specific stimulus, this signal passes to the somatosensory region in the brain. This produces sensations such as: 1 Touch 2 Temperature 3 pain or body position and allows us to feel the processed stimulus at the correct location. 4, The point-to-point mapping of body surfaces in our brain is essential in the construction of our what? A: Body image. In the somatosensory cortex, the disproportionate representation of our head and hands for example - which take up nearly half of cortical processing - is an important evolutionary advantage. In case of stroke or injury, dramatic shifts can occur in somatosensory mapping. Occipital lobe 1. The occipital lobe is located where? A: At the rear of the cerebral cortex. 2. The occipital lobes is the main centre for visual processing, which includes interpretation of: 1 color recognition 2 Depth perception 3 Motion detection 3. Located within the occipital lobes is the primary visual cortex. It receives visual input from what part of our human eye? A: The retina Temporal lobe 1. The temporal lobes are located where? A: Located on the side of the head above the ears. 2. The temporal lobes play an important role in: 1 Organizing and combining what we see and hear 2 Language and speech production 3 memory association and formation
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3. These structures of the limbic system are located within the temporal lobes: 1 Olfactory cortex 2 Amygdala 3 Hippocampus 4. Our temporal lobes are responsible for these functions: 1 Hearing ability and auditory perception 2 Understanding spoken language and rhythm 3 Memory and acquisition and learning 4 Some visual perception 5 Categorization and ordering of objects 6 Speech 7 Emotional responses END of assignment. Assignment done by: Anne-Liese Klein
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  • Fall '17
  • Brain, temporal lobe, Lab Biology

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