Brodmann's areas


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Brodmann's areas

[′bräd·mənz ‚er·ē·əz]
(physiology)
Numbered regions of the cerebral cortex used to identify cortical functions.
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The boundaries between many Brodmann's areas occur in the depths of sulci.
demonstrated that, across individuals, those participants with larger blood pressure responses exhibited larger BOLD activations in left pregenual ACC (in this case, anterior portions of Brodmann's area 32, excluding area 24), left insula, and right posterior cingulate cortex (Brodmann's area 31) [38].