auditory cortex


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Noun1.auditory cortex - the cortical area that receives auditory information from the medial geniculate bodyauditory cortex - 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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Maps of the auditory cortex of human and monkey brains had similar hot spots of activity regardless of whether the sounds contained tones.
Hearing loss in patients with MS disease may be caused by plaques that are placed on the brainstem, any area of the entrance of the cochlear nerve into the brainstem, and the auditory cortex [6].
(10) reported that acoustic auditory cortex plays an important role in language acquisition.
Right when Kira Iaconetti decided to make her career in musical theatre, she was diagnosed with music-triggered epilepsy which was caused by a tumor pressing on her auditory cortex. The rare tumor caused seizures when she listened to music or sang, due to which Iaconetti feared that she would never be able to follow her dreams.
The brain's primary auditory cortex is sensitive to how ambiguous a speech sound is at just 50 milliseconds after the sound's onset.
a--oe The brain's primary auditory cortex is sensitive to how ambiguous a speech sound is at just 50 milliseconds after the sound's onset.
To investigate the effect of excitability changes of hippocampus on the auditory pathway, the hippocampus was electrically stimulated and neural excitability in the auditory cortex (AC) was monitored.
It tests the integrity of the auditory pathway from the thalamic medial geniculate body up to the primary auditory cortex. The source of these activities is the summation of the action potentials generated by the afferent tracts and the electrical fields or activities of the synaptic discharges or post-synaptic potentials on those tracts.
They also found that that they are also likely to experience delay in the development of the auditory cortex, a brain region essential to hearing and understanding sound.
The first cortical regions which receive the input from the outer world are the primary sensory cortices, such as the primary visual cortex (V1), the primary auditory cortex (A1), or the primary somatosensory cortex (S1).
A third meta-analysis (15) found that while state-effects involved the frontal cortex, trait-effects primarily involved the auditory cortex, an interpretation that would also fit the available data from other studies.