A region of the cortex of the brain that connects sensory and motor areas, and that is thought to be concerned with higher mental activities.
More example sentences
- On the other hand, the parietal higher association area activity was decreased compared to the controls.
- In the temporal lobe of the monkey's cerebral cortex, in the general region where Wernicke's area exists in humans, there is a specialized auditory association area.
- Instead, they may involve association areas of the cerebral cortex.
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