This lesson will identify, classify and discuss the functions of the parietal lobes and primary somatosensory area. The temporal Lobes, primary auditory area, and Wernicke's area will be defined, delineated and discussed.
Source: Video Images: Temporal Lobe, Public Domain: http://bit.ly/TEnMgi Parietal Lobe Public Domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Illu_cerebrum_lobes.jpg
The part of the cerebral cortex located on side of brain, related to the processing of hearing.
The area at top of the temporal lobe near primary motor/somatosensory cortices related to hearing and language understanding.
The area near occipital lobe related to creating meaning and understanding language.
The part of the cerebral cortex related to the processing of visual information and seeing.
When a person has damage to the left occipital lobe and can describe what they see but not say what it is, or cannot create meaning out of the visual information.