The temporal lobe is the part of the brain situated on both sides of the skull
, behind the temples. It is located behind and underneath the frontal lobe
. The temporal lobe holds several structures that direct sensory functions used in hearing, taste
, as well as language, both speaking and comprehension. It also has roles in vision, memory, and emotions
. In the case of an affliction of the temporal lobe, some of its functions may be slightly, or significantly, deficient.
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