parietal lobe

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parietal lobe

[pə′rī·əd·əl ‚lōb]
(anatomy)
The cerebral lobe of the brain above the lateral cerebral sulcus and behind the central sulcus.
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Mountcastle and coworkers [28] hypothesized that the posterior parietal cortex plays an important role in the "internal command" for action.
Wurtz et al., "Neglect-like visual exploration behaviour after theta burst transcranial magnetic stimulation of the right posterior parietal cortex," The European Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
The results of such experiments reveal that the activity of a region of the posterior parietal cortex correlates strongly with the number of objects that one can hold in mind.
The posterior parietal cortex then sorts out bodily movements corresponding to the observed actions.
The stages of visuomotor adaptation were shown to involve the posterior parietal cortex and the cerebellum on the right side [23-27].
Washington, August 13 ( ANI ): A well-connected core brain network based in the lateral prefrontal cortex and the posterior parietal cortex - parts of the brain most changed evolutionarily since our common ancestor with chimpanzees - contains "flexible hubs" coordinating the brain's responses to novel cognitive challenges, according to a study.
Vision for action uses a dedicated path to the brain's posterior parietal cortex, where sensory information is processed.
Poghosyan et al., "MEG reveals a fast pathway from somatosensory cortex to occipital areas via posterior parietal cortex in a blind subject," Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2013.
The study showed that these very different types of information could be simultaneously encoded within the posterior parietal cortex. The research brings scientists a step closer to understanding how the brain interprets visual stimuli and solves complex tasks.
Neural pathways responsible for spatial perception wend their way into this region, known as the posterior parietal cortex, which itself maintains connections to brain areas that help to execute eye and hand movements.
Specifically, the three-way interaction of the mixed model ANOVA (group x frequency x time point) yielded two significant clusters: one at the right middle temporal cortex (peak coordinates: v = 56, y = -28, z = -8; F(2,34) = 11.492; cluster size = 766 voxels; P < 0.05 AlphaSim corrected) and one in Brodmann area 7 at the posterior parietal cortex (peak coordinates: v = 12, y = -66, z = 48; F(2,34) = 11.816; cluster size = 1208 voxels; P < 0.05 AlphaSim corrected).

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