Angular Gyrus

The angular gyrus is a region of the brain in the parietal lobe, that lies near the superior edge of the temporal lobe, and immediately posterior to the supramarginal gyrus; it is involved in a number of processes related to language, number processing and spatial cognition, memory retrieval, attention, and theory of mind. It is Brodmann area 39 of the human brain.

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... of the parietal lobe (especially the angular gyrus) and the frontal lobe and can be an early sign of dementia ... including agraphia, finger agnosia and right-left confusion, after damage to the left angular gyrus, known as Gerstmann's syndrome (Gerstmann, 1940 Mayer et ... to the parietal lobe have demonstrated that lesions to the angular gyrus tend to lead to greater impairments in memorized mathematical facts, such as ...
Angular Gyrus - Additional Images
... Position of angular gyrus (shown in red) Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from above ... Angular gyrus is shown in orange Lateral surface of left cerebral hemisphere, viewed from the side ... Angular gyrus is shown in orange Lateral view of a human brain, main gyri labeled ...