auditory association area


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auditory association area

An area in the temporal lobe of the brain within Wernicke’s area (area 22) near the lateral cerebral sulcus, which is critical for processing acoustic signals so they can be interpreted as speech, music or other sounds.
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Adults showed significantly more activation in fusiform gyrus (FG) during reading tasks and more activation in auditory association areas (AA) during oral language tasks (see Figures 2 and 3).