Cerebral Cortex divisions

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the brain sections


 
  
Created Dec 7, 2006
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1
Prefrontal Cortex
 
Problem Solving, Emotion, Complex Thought
2
Motor Association Cortex
 
Coordination of complex movement
3
Primary Motor Cortex
 
Initiation of voluntary movement
4
Primary Somatosensory Cortex
 
Receives tactile information from the body
5
Sensory Association Area
 
Processing of multisensory information
6
Visual Association Area
 
Complex processing of visual information
7
Visual Cortex
 
Detection of simple visual stimuli
8
Wernicke's Area
 
Language comprehension
9
Auditory Association Area
 
Complex processing of auditory information
10
Auditory Cortex
 
Detection of sound quality (loudness, tone)
11
Speech Center (Broca's Area)
 
Speech production and articulation

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