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gyrus

[′jī·rəs]
(anatomy)
One of the convolutions (ridges) on the surface of the cerebrum.
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Although there is still a good deal of research to be done, it is becoming clear that the angular gyrus, located towards the rear of the brain, is a key area in understanding more about dyslexia.
One brain region that has been implicated repeatedly in dyslexia is the inferior parietal lobule, a complex region that includes the parietal operculum (supramarginal gyrus, angular gyrus, and planum parietale).
The supramarginal gyms and the angular gyrus, located in the posterior portion of the LH, are assumed to be responsible for the ability to read.
In his view, surges of activity in the right angular gyrus of native signers may occur because this area integrates various lines of linguistic information, including grammar, word meanings, and emotional tone.
2000b) have reported fMRI evidence that there is dysfunction at posterior brain regions centered in and around the angular gyrus in the left hemisphere.
Wernicke's area (W) and surrounding areas, including angular gyrus (AG) and supramarginal gyrus (SG), are heteromodal areas that may be responsible for the integration of spoken and written word forms with arbitrary associations that give rise to meaning or semantics (Mesulam, 1998; Pugh et al.
He's especially interested in the angular gyrus, a structure important to decision making.