The third level of the cerebrum is the
nal level. Here, c
(thinking) occurs, and unique, brand-new
s can be created.
The precentral gyrus is Brodmann's area number
. The center for hearing is
Brodmann's area number
In right-handed individuals, the left cerebral hemisphere is said to be
over the right cerebral hemisphere. For most individuals, an injury to the
cerebral hemisphere is more serious.
Memory is the faculty which enables an individual to store and retrieve factual
items such as s
s, and i
s. All sensory inputs are
collated against these stored items in order to arrive at an appropriate d
There are at least two types of memory--
t-term memory and
Short-term memory is usually limited to about
bits of information.
A portion of the cerebral cortex is thought to be important in transferring
-term memory to
-term memory. It is called the h
What is the effect on learning if the hippocampus is nonfunctional?
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