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Brodmann's areas

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The occipital and pre-occipital area of the cerebral cortex. Brodmann allocated numbers to map areas of the human cerebral cortex, e.g. area 4 – motor area.


  • K. Brodmann:
    Beiträge zur histologischen Lokalisation der Grosshirnrinde. VI. Die Cortexgliederung des Menschen.
    Journal für Psychologie und Neurologie, Leipzig, 1908, 10: 231-246, 287-334.

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