How do you hear or focus ?

Terrese Williams Smallwood Pd.2


The Temporal lobe is involved in primary auditory perception, such as hearing, and holds the primary auditory cortex.

Facts about the brain and the temporal lobe

  • This lobe is special because it makes sense of the all the different sounds and pitches (different types of sound) being transmitted from the sensory receptors of the ears
  • we would not be able to understand someone talking to us, if it wasn't for the temporal lobe.
  • the brain weighs about 3.3 pounds (1.5 kilograms)
  • It contains about 86 billion nerve cells (neurons), the "gray matter
  • It contains billions of nerve fibers (axons and dendrites), the "white matter"
  • The temporal lobe involves with the disorders like epilepsy, alzhemir
  • Yout brian is still developing until your 40 years old
  • Theres a virus that attacks , human DNA making people lesss intelligent
  • Small dose of power changes how a persons brain operates and diminshes empathy
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