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Temporal Lobe
Nervous System

Temporal Lobe

Lobus temporalis

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This lobe is located inferior to the lateral sulcus of each cerebral hemisphere. The primary auditory cortex is found here and is involved in auditory perception. It also contains the hippocampus which is involved with short to long term memory, spatial memory and behavior.

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