Superior parietal lobule
|Brain: Superior parietal lobule|
Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from the side. (Superior parietal lobule is shown in orange.)
Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from above. (Superior parietal lobule is shown in orange.)
|Latin||lobulus parietalis superior|
|Gray's||subject #189 823|
Behind it is the lateral part of the parietooccipital fissure, around the end of which it is joined to the occipital lobe by a curved gyrus, the arcus parietooccipitalis. Below, it is separated from the inferior parietal lobule by the horizontal portion of the intraparietal sulcus.
The superior parietal lobule is involved with spatial orientation, and receives a great deal of visual input as well as sensory input from one's hand. It is also involved with other functions of the parietal lobe in general.
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