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Encyclopedia > Middle temporal gyrus
The location in the brain of the middle temporal gyrus
The location in the brain of the middle temporal gyrus

Middle temporal gyrus is a gyrus in the brain on the Temporal lobe. It is located between the superior temporal gyrus and inferior temporal gyrus. Its exact purpose is unknown, but it has been connected with processes as different as contemplating distance, recognition of known faces, and accessing word meaning while reading. Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Superior temporal gyrus of the human brain. ... Function of Inferior Temporal Gyrus The Inferior Temporal Gyrus, also known as Brocas area, carries out many tasks, and is mainly responsible for its task in phoenetical analysis for reading. ... Face perception is the process by which the brain and mind understand and interpret the face, particularly the human face. ...

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IX. Neurology. 4c. The Fore-brain or Prosencephalon. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. (13322 words)
On the medial surface, it is separated from the cingulate gyrus by the cingulate sulcus; and on the inferior surface, it is bounded behind by the stem of the lateral fissure.
The anterior central gyrus (gyrus centralis anterior; ascending frontal convolution; precentral gyre) is bounded in front by the precentral sulcus, behind by the central sulcus; it extends from the supero-medial border of the hemisphere to the posterior ramus of the lateral fissure.
The middle frontal gyrus (gyrus frontalis medius; medifrontal gyre), between the superior and inferior frontal sulci, is continuous with the anterior orbital gyrus on the inferior surface of the hemisphere; it is frequently subdivided into two by a horizontal sulcus, the medial frontal sulcus of Eberstaller, which ends anteriorly in a wide bifurcation.
Temporal_lobe (621 words)
The temporal lobes enclose the hippocampi and amygdalae.
The medial temporal lobes (near the sagittal plane that divides left and right cerebral hemispheres) are thought to be involved in episodic/declarative memory.
fornicate gyrus: parahippocampal gyrus (piriform cortex, entorhinal cortex, 25, 27, 34, 35, 36), cingulate cortex/cingulate gyrus, anterior cingulate (24, 32, 33), posterior cingulate (23, 26, 29, 30, 31), cingulate sulcus
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