auditory center


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auditory center

The center for hearing in the anterior gyri of the transverse temporal gyri.
See: auditory area
See also: center
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There are several possible explanations for the age-related change in the hemispheric asymmetry of sound processing by the auditory center. One explanation concerns changes in the brain structures.
This activity is processed extensively in subcortical auditory centers before it reaches the cerebral cortex, where the actual perception of sound takes place.
Information from other sensory systems also contributes to sound perception, loudness, and localization through a convergence into the auditory centers. Certain portions of this nonclassic pathway may be able to augment and even compensate for errors or damage in auditory regions.

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