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Occipital Lobe Vision

Parietal Lobe Somatosensory information (kinesthesis and body awareness)

Frontal Lobe Higher order functions, planning, thinking, worrying

Temporal Lobe Speech center/ Auditory processing center

Central Fissure Divides, or separates, the somatosensory strip and the motor strip

Somatosensory Strip(or post-central gyrus) Receives info. from the skin

Motor Strip(or pre-central gyrus) Motor controls