gyrus

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Related to supramarginal gyrus: parahippocampal gyrus, Heschl's gyrus

gyrus

[′jī·rəs]
(anatomy)
One of the convolutions (ridges) on the surface of the cerebrum.
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Specifically, MDD patients displayed a significantly decreased global efficiency of the right rolandic operculum, the right supramarginal gyrus, the right angular gyrus, the right Heschl's gyrus and the left middle temporal gyrus (temporal pole).
In the first examination, tennis imagery elicited a larger activation than SN in the left and right inferior parietal lobe (IPL), the secondary somatosensory cortex (Brodmann area (BA) 40), the left supramarginal gyrus, and the middle frontal gyri (BA8, BA10).
The supramarginal gyrus (SM) is therefore, longer than it is tall and the angular gyrus (ANG) is more posterior and inferior.
The research team headed by Tania Singer from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences has discovered that when the right supramarginal gyrus doesn't function properly or when we have to make particularly quick decisions, our empathy is severely limited.