sensory area


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sensory area

Etymology: L, sentire, to feel, area, space
the regions of the cerebral cortex that receive impulses from sensory nerves, including the thalamic, nucleic, and parietal lobes.

sensory area

Any area of the cerebral cortex in which sensations are perceived.

somesthetic sensory area

An area in the postcentral gyrus of the parietal lobes and extending into adjacent areas in which cutaneous senses and conscious proprioceptive sense are perceived.
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We'd love a wee soft play area and a wee sensory area for Lacey and Ollie to enjoy and hopefully try and improve Lacey's quality of life.
A MAJOR project to redevelop the external sensory area at a Nortonbased autism charity is under way.
Angry parents John Wonderley and Jodie Edwards say Bubbles World of Play, in New Brighton, wouldn't allow their six-year-old daughter Eve, who is visually impaired and has cerebral palsy, into their sensory area for toddlers.
DISCOVER ANCIENT EGYPTIAN WONDERS AT BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY Families can build a pyramid and find out what a mummy smells like in the hands-on sensory area, take a look at mummy X-rays, meet Ancient Egyptian experts and help create a giant collage sarcophagus from May 30 to June 3.
With an extensive collection of frying equipment, direct access to the sensory area and analytical lab support, we study and offer to our customers solutions designed and tested on customer-specific food products, fryer systems and frying practices.
Their previous experiments had focused on the primary sensory area of the cortex (S1).
She even instituted a sensory area in the classroom .
London, June 10 ( ANI ): Blood vessels within a sensory area of the mammalian brain loop connect in unexpected ways, a new 3-D map has revealed.
SHE said: "We are in the process of developing a community allotment project incorporating a sensory area and wild area for people with a disability to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of gardening.
A THIS rare type of migraine affects the sensory area of the brain.
However, it had not been understood at what stage of sensory processing the brain selects information that is given attention, and in particular it had not been properly understood what sensory area is first affected as a result of focusing attention.