PRIMARY SENSORY AREA

Contained in the neocortex, a primary sensory area receives sensory input such as sound, taste and vision. There are specific primary sensory areas for the individual senses.

PRIMARY SENSORY AREA: "The primary sensory area for hearing is located within the temporal lobe."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRIMARY SENSORY AREA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-sensory-area/ (accessed July 19, 2019).
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