"Discuss Localisation of Function in the Brain" 16 mark essay plan

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  • Created on: 13-05-17 14:47

"Discuss Localisation of Function in the Brain" 16 mark essay plan

AO1:

  • Specific functions originate in certain regions of th brain
    • Visual cortex - occipital lobe = processing visual info
    • Auditory cortex - temporal lobe = auditory processes
    • Motor cortex - frontal lobe = coordinating movement
    • Somatosensory cortex - parietal lobe = touch, pressure, pain + temperature processing
  • Language centers = left hemisphere
    • Broca's area = speech production
    • Wernicke's area = speech perception
  • Damage to language centers shows their functions
    • Broca's asphasia = impaired…

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"Discuss Localisation of Function in the Brain" 16 mark essay plan

  • Created by: ArronK99
  • Created on: 13-05-17 14:47

"Discuss Localisation of Function in the Brain" 16 mark essay plan

AO1:

  • Specific functions originate in certain regions of th brain
    • Visual cortex - occipital lobe = processing visual info
    • Auditory cortex - temporal lobe = auditory processes
    • Motor cortex - frontal lobe = coordinating movement
    • Somatosensory cortex - parietal lobe = touch, pressure, pain + temperature processing
  • Language centers = left hemisphere
    • Broca's area = speech production
    • Wernicke's area = speech perception
  • Damage to language centers shows their functions
    • Broca's asphasia = impaired…

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