association area

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association area

[ə‚sō·sē′ā·shən ‚er·ē·ə]
(physiology)
An area of the cerebral cortex that is thought to link and coordinate activities of the projection areas.
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Report to Association areas causing ~tripping hazard~ or ponding which may have a Health & Safety implication.Litter collection: (14 Visits)- Clear and remove all litter from back court and front path leading up to the close, leaves and extraneous material from site continuously.Weed Control all Areas: (4 Visits)- Spray all weeds and remove once they have died off.Moss Control: (3 Visits)- Fungicide spray followed by hard brush when moss dries out to all moss at the backcourt area including walls at bin stores etc up to 2m high and front paths leading to close.Shrub bed/planters: (4 Visits)- Re-firm and keep either by manual cultivation.
This is the first time that a correlation between a general cognitive ability factor and essentially most, if not all, cortical association areas is demonstrated in the same study," Karama adds.
The difference between Einstein's brain and the normals, however, was statistically significant only in the left rear section, which serves as an "association area for other association areas in the brain," explains Diamond.

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