PRIMARY SENSORY AREA By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms PRIMARY CORTEX SENSORY AREA PRIMARY TASTE CORTEX GUSTATORY SYSTEM PRIMARY TASTE BIPOLAR CELL PRIMARY SOMATOSENSORY AREA (SI) PRIMARY SKIN SENSES NEOCORTEX SPECIFIC-ENERGY DOCTRINE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRIMARY SENSORY AREA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-sensory-area/ (accessed November 3, 2019).