what's the STS short for in "STS cortex"?

Shamim Khaliq shamimkhaliq at hotmail.comTakeThisOff
Thu Feb 15 03:34:26 EST 2001


thank you

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MEShinder <meshinder at aol.com> wrote in message
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> In article <3a8b299c$1_3 at news.intensive.net>, "Shamim Khaliq"
> <shamimkhaliq at hotmail.comTakeThisOff> writes:
>
> >what does STS mean, as in the sentence, "posterior parietal and agranular
> >prefrontal cortices send completely overlapping projections to the
opercular
> >and STS cortices." http://www.neuroscience.ucsf.edu/~paul/brain.html
> >
>
> My human anatomy is a little rusty but I believe STS refers to the sulcus
> temporalis superior, generally the highest sulcus on the lateral surface
of the
> temporal lobe. It is located just outside the temporal opercular cortex, I
> believe. The STS is generally known as a "visual association area" for
whatever
> that means.







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