SECONDARY SENSORY AREA

Any of the parts in the cerebral cortex that access express projections from the primary sensory region for a presented perception modality, such as in the somatosensory area. Also known as: nonprimary sensory area.

SECONDARY SENSORY AREA: "The secondary sensory area is important in translation of sensory input."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SECONDARY SENSORY AREA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/secondary-sensory-area/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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