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sulcus

(sul -kŭs) (plural: sulci) an area of subparallel furrows and ridges on the surface of a planet or satellite. The word is used in the approved name of such a feature.

sulcus

[′səl·kəs]
(zoology)
A furrow or groove, especially one on the surface of the cerebrum.
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The fMR scans showed that increased activity in the posterior superior temporal sulcus strongly predicted a person's likelihood for altruistic behavior.
Visual properties of neurons in a polysensory area in superior temporal sulcus of the macaque.
Part of it seems to be concentrated in the ventromedial and orbital frontal cortex, the parts of the brain that kind of sit above the eyeballs, as well as the superior temporal sulcus farther back.
Brain scans of the fragile X patients showed decreased activity in the superior temporal sulcus (STS) region of the brain in response to stimuli.
The superior temporal sulcus, a speech-processing area, runs parallel and just below the sylvian fissure in the temporal lobe.
It's on the right side of the brain behind the ear, in a region called the posterior superior temporal sulcus (pSTS).
To study the age related changes in the width of left and right central sulcus, superior temporal sulcus, parietooccipital sulcus.
The results showed "increased sensitivity to approach than to avoidance behaviour in amygdala and superior temporal sulcus, which were linked to a positive evaluation of approach behaviour and a positive impact of handshake.