Brain Regions beginning with I

Glossary of brain regions
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inferior frontal gyrus search for term

a gyrus in the frontal lobe that is active in many different language tasks and plays a role in integrating brain regions.

inferior occipital gyrus search for term

a gyrus in the occipital lobe that appears to be particularly sensitive to slight physical changes in faces.

inferior parietal lobule search for term

part of the parietal lobe; also known as the inferior parietal gyrus. A fold in the lower area of the parietal lobe. The area is sensitive to phonological demands and appears to be involved in reading.

inferior temporal gyrus search for term

a fold in the lower area of the temporal lobe. The area is involved in object recognition.

insula search for term

part of the paralimbic zone, it is critical for perception and modulation of sensory and autonomic data, including pain and visceral sensations. It's also involved in speech.

internal capsule search for term

a collection of axons connecting the cerebral cortex and the brain stem

intraparietal sulcus search for term

a sulcus in the inferior parietal lobule that is implicated in language processing, in particular spelling. Also recently implicated in skill learning.