AUDITORY CORTEX By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 the sensory area for hearing, which is located in the temporal lobe of the cerebral cortex. Also known as the auditory projection area. AUDITORY CORTEX: "The auditory cortex is found in the temporal lobe of the brain." Related Psychology Terms PYRIFORM AREA (PIRIFORM AREA) SENSORY AREA VENTRAL STREAM PLANUM TEMPORALE AUDITORY SYSTEM PARAHIPPOCAMPAL GYRUS AUDITORY LABYRINTH LOCATION-INVARIANT NEURONS CORTICAL DEAFNESS GRANULAR CORTEX Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUDITORY CORTEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/auditory-cortex/ (accessed August 3, 2020).