auditory cortex


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Synonyms for auditory cortex

the cortical area that receives auditory information from the medial geniculate body

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To better understand how the auditory cortex matures in the last trimester of gestation, the team of researchers turned to a large dataset collected at the St.
It allows the neurophysiological analysis of auditory pathway from the inner ear to auditory cortex.
In order to report from the left ear, the signal has to travel from the right auditory cortex, via the corpus callosum, to the language dominant left temporal region.
Crossmodal induction of thalamocortical potentiation leads to enhanced information processing in the auditory cortex.
In the best lip-readers, activity in the auditory cortex was quite similar to that evoked when the story was read aloud, brain scans revealed.
The motion of fluid in the cochlea stimulates hair cells in the Organ of Corti which, in turn, generate action potentials that are transmitted via the cochlear nerve through the central auditory pathway to the auditory cortex.
Music is processed in the auditory cortex in this same region of the brain, which was why Charyton wanted to study the effect of music on the brains of people with epilepsy.
The statement in the discussion that temporal asynchrony in central pathways or the auditory cortex should be diagnosed as auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder is contradictory.
Among the topics are temporal coding in the auditory cortex, white-matter pathways for speech and language processing, hemodynamic imaging of the auditory cortex, neurocognitive development in congenitally deaf children, deafness in cochlear and auditory nerve disorders, auditory neglect and related disorders, and hearing disorders in multiple sclerosis.
In what concerns the modifications that take place at the brain level, it has been observed (in the case of early-blind cats) that the occipital visual area has adopted some of the sound processing functionalities from the auditory cortex and at the same time the acoustic spatial representation became more accurate [10] [11] [12].
Suppression is a physiologic process where sounds--in this case, patterned sounds--may likely be modulating the activity of the auditory cortex and interrupting tinnitus generation.
In layman's terms that the babies who listened to the voice of their mother had a significantly larger auditory cortex.
For instance, there is an auditory cortex responsible for perceiving sound, a somatosensory cortex responsible for touch perception, a visual cortex responsible for seeing, and a motor cortex responsible for executing voluntary movements.
Emotional sounds, such as crying and laughter also had a similar pattern of activity, with an area near the primary auditory cortex lighting up in dogs and humans.
5 years) females who have tinnitus and severe, high-frequency, sensorineural hearing loss) Auditory musical hallucinations occur in psychiatric diseases, ictal states of complex partial seizures, abnormalities of the auditory cortex, thalamic infarcts, subarachnoid hemorrhage, tumors of the brain stem, intoxication, and progressive deafness.