Temporal Lobe: Definition & Functions


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The brain is divided into several _____.

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1. The _____ extends through the middle of the brain behind both ears.

2. Which of the following is NOT part of the temporal lobe?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and the associated quiz are designed to gauge your knowledge of the parts of the temporal lobe and what the temporal lobe is responsible for doing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • How the brain is divided
  • Location of temporal lobe
  • Parts of the temporal lobe
  • Abilities temporal lobe is responsible for
  • Damage to the temporal lobe

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz involve practice with these skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related temporal lobe lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the functions the temporal lobe is involved in
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about what can be affected when a person suffers damage to the temporal lobe

Additional Learning

For additional information about the temporal lobe, examine the lesson called Temporal Lobe: Definition & Functions. Topics that the lesson covers include:

  • Identify where the temporal lobe is located and what abilities it is responsible for
  • Review the type of information processed by the temporal lobe
  • Find out the location and function of the the hippocampus