SENSORY AREA

the area of the cerebral cortex that gets input from sensory neurons via the thalamus. There are primary and secondary areas. Also called sensory cortex; sensory projection area.

SENSORY AREA: "A sensory area is where input is received from sensory neurons."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SENSORY AREA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sensory-area/ (accessed July 3, 2020).
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