Chapter 10. Cerebral Analysis

  1. C. U. M. Smith

Published Online: 24 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694374.ch10

Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition

Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition

How to Cite

Smith, C. U. M. (2009) Cerebral Analysis, in Biology of Sensory Systems, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694374.ch10

Author Information

  1. Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470518625

Online ISBN: 9780470694374



  • mammalian vestibular pathway;
  • mammalian auditory pathway;
  • the avian auditory pathway;
  • mapping of auditory space;
  • echolocation;
  • phonoreception;
  • auditory cortices


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Mammalian Vestibular Pathway and Reflexes

  • The Mammalian Auditory Pathway

  • The Avian Auditory Pathway and the Mapping of Auditory Space by the Barn Owl

  • The Mammalian Auditory Cortex

  • The Bat Auditory System and Echolocation

  • The Human Auditory Cortex and Language

  • Lateralization and the Neuroanatomy of Language

  • Language and the FOXP2 Gene

  • Callosectomy and After

  • Concluding Remarks