sensory area


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sensory area

[′sen·sə·rē ‚er·ē·ə]
(neuroscience)
Any area of the cerebral cortex associated with the perception of sensations.
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Their previous experiments had focused on the primary sensory area of the cortex (S1).
Staff have been involved in the following initiatives - Mission Christmas (in conjunction with Metro Radio); working at a facility for disabled children to support the creation of a sensory area and vegetable garden; engineering ambassadors for STEM subjects in primary schools; and volunteering at St Oswald's Hospice shop.
Zones created in Waves Two include a large sensory area aimed at those with profound disabilities and those on the autistic spectrum, a spa area complete with a hot tub, a beautician and a new restaurant.
Stick 'n' Step's sensory area has undergone an PS8,000 refurbishment and was officially opened by Wirral mayor Cllr Steve Foulkes last week.
They'll use the money to create an outdoor sensory area at Maghera's St Mary's Primary School for autistic children.
The theory states that when pain and vibrations are occurring simultaneously, vibrations reach the sensory area of the brain faster than the pain does, closing the body's neural "pain gate" so that pain can't pass through.
She even instituted a sensory area in the classroom .
London, June 10 ( ANI ): Blood vessels within a sensory area of the mammalian brain loop connect in unexpected ways, a new 3-D map has revealed.
It has a sensory area, a butterfly garden, a minibeast and wildlife area and a place where the children have brought a stone to mark their commitment.
Children were able to make use of the soft play area, bowling alley, penalty shoot-out space, sensory area and dance mats.
SHE said: "We are in the process of developing a community allotment project incorporating a sensory area and wild area for people with a disability to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of gardening.
The investment also means the college can establish a dedicated lowstimulus sensory area and can buy modern audio-visual equipment and games consoles.