Parietal Lobe Functions and Areas Quiz

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What is the function of the Primary Auditory Area located in the superior temporal gyrus?

Receives bilateral radiations from the medial geniculate body

Which functional area of the brain is associated with tactile localization, discrimination, and two-point discrimination?

Primary Somatosensory Cortex

What type of fits can be caused by an irritative lesion in the 1st Somatosensory Area (SI) in the parietal lobe?

Contralateral focal or Jacksonian sensory fits

Which area of the brain is responsible for memory of sensations and processing/analyzing somatic sensations?

Somatosensory Association Cortex

Test your knowledge on the functions and areas of the parietal lobe. Learn about the somatosensory area, its functions, and the implications of lesions in this region.

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