auditory area

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Noun1.auditory area - the cortical area that receives auditory information from the medial geniculate bodyauditory area - the cortical area that receives auditory information from the medial geniculate body
cortical area, cortical region - any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
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The man who has sold more than 25 million albums globally, said for him, the "music lives in the auditory area and not the visual area.
The auditory area of her brain started taking over the somatosensory area," says Ro, who used diffusion tensor imaging, which focuses on the brain's white matter connections, to spot the change.
001) skills revealed differences, with T-K comparisons showing AM and AD in the auditory area and VM and visual spatial relationship (VS) in the visual area to be significantly better predictors than their companion skills.
Contract awarded for Liquidation, company housing expansion joint firefighting staff auditory area construction
Categorization First author Sample (n) Vocal sounds Arimitsu 17 Gervain 22 Naoi 26 Vocal sounds and Bortfeld 21 other stimuli Minagawa-Kawai 12 Grossmann 16 Benavides-Varela 112 Petitto 61 Non-vocal sounds Telkemeyer 31 Telkemeyer 45 Taga 18 Homae 43 Categorization First author Main results Vocal sounds Arimitsu Functional lateralization to the right temporal region for the processing of prosody and bilateral engagement of the auditory areas for phonemic contrasts.
Studies using MRI brain scans have shown that when we listen to music with our eyes closed, the auditory areas of the brain are more active than when we have our eyes open.
Meaning-related [semantic] areas of the brain are activated in both, but reading aloud or listening to reading also engages auditory areas and speech production areas.