Psych M.D. - Sensory cortex


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Term: Sensory Cortex
Definition (Myers): the area at the front of the parietal lobes that registers and processes body sensations. 1
Definition (alternative): an umbrella term for the primary and secondary cortexes of the different sense 2
Contextual explanation: The sensory cortex is a part of the parietal lobe which receives and reacts our bodies' senses, such as touch. It is in the front part of the parietal lobe.
Related terms and concepts:
Psych M.D. - Sensory cortex - The Neuron3
Related websites:
Sources: insert WAPA style citations here
  1. Myers, D. G. (2004). Psychology. New York, New York: Worth Publishers.
  2. Wikipedia. Retrieved November 4, 2009, from Sensory cortex Web site:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sensory_cortex
  3. Blisstree. Retrieved November 4, 2009, from Healthbolt Web site: http://www.blisstree.com/healthbolt/mr-sensitive/
Edited by: Pola
Date of last edit: November 4, 2009



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