Temporal Lobe Hallucinations
Dr. Sukhi Shergill discusses the role the temporal lobe plays in hallucinations.
The temporal lobe is also very interesting during hallucinations. As youâ€™d expect when people have the experience of hearing voices, when we do imaging studies, looking at their brains, the hearing part of their brains, the Wernicke's area of the the temporal lobe is working over time, working very hard. So when people do have the experience of hearing voices, it seems to be very similar to the experience of you and I hearing the voice where the same brain area would be active.
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The superior temporal gyrus contain is responsible for processing sounds. It includes Wernicke's area, which is the major area involved in the comprehension of language.
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