- inferior frontal gyrus
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
a gyrus in the occipital lobe that appears to be particularly sensitive to slight physical changes in faces.
- inferior parietal lobule
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
a fold in the lower area of the temporal lobe. The area is involved in object recognition.
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
a collection of axons connecting the cerebral cortex and the brain stem
- intraparietal sulcus
a sulcus in the inferior parietal lobule that is implicated in language processing, in particular spelling. Also recently implicated in skill learning.
Glossary of brain regions
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