Parietal lobe

What does this lobe do?

The parietal lobe is at the back of the brain and is divided into two hemispheres. It functions in processing sensory information regarding the location of parts of the body as well as interpreting visual information and processing language and mathematics.

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It is involved with the touch, pain, warmth, etc. sensation and contains the Somatosensory (Sensory) Cortex. It is located at the top of the head.

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