functional anatomy of the brain
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most superior part of the brain, enclose and obscure the brain stem
somatic sensory area
located in the parietal lobe, impulses from sensory receptors are localized and interpreted in this part of the brain (allows you to recognize pain, coldness, or a light touch)
the visual area is located in the occipital lobe
the auditory area is in the temporal lobe
the primary motor area that allows us to consciously move our skeletal muscles
damage to this area causes inability to speak properly
located at the junction of the temporal, parietal, and occipital lobes; allows us to sound out words
connects the cerebral hemispheres
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