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Angular gyrus

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noun

The gyrus at the inferior portion of the parietal lobe, posterior to the supramarginal gyrus. It is involved in the processing of auditory and visual information, mathematics, and language.


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  • gyrus angularis (Latin)

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Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'

... vestibular sense. This "integration" process happens in the angular gyrus, a part of your brain located between the visual and motor cortices. You only assume ...

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