Are specific functions localized in specific areas of the brain, or are they distributed broadly throughout the brain?
-Phrenology: specific functions will localize in certain areas of the brain and you can tell by looking at the bumps on the skull
Lobes of the Cerebral Cortex
1. Occipital - vision
2. Temporal - object recognition, long-term memory, primary auditory cortex, language, comprehension
3. Parietal - spatial attention, somatosensory cortex
4. Frontal - "executive function" (planning, reasoning, sequencing, short-term memory, language production)
12th EditionC. Nathan DeWall, David G Myers 3rd EditionE Bruce Goldstein, Robert Hershberger