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Primary Auditory Cortex

Page history last edited by Jim Davies 13 years, 6 months ago

Cognitive functions:

  • detects acoustic signal features (Abdul-Kareem & Sluming, 2008)

 

Physical location:

  • center of the transverse temporal gyrus (Abdul-Kareem & Sluming, 2008)

     

Mnemonic:

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    • caught noisily detecting acoustic signal features

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References

 

Abdul-Kareem, I. A., & Sluming, V. (2008). Heschl Gyrus and Its Included Primary Auditory Cortex: Structural MRI Studies in Healthy and Diseased Subjects. Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI, 28(2), 287-99. 

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