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Pole

A unit of area equivalent to 1/320th of one square mile.
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Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy without anterior temporal pole involvement: a case report.
Using slices from all three orientations (coronal, sagittal, and transaxial), 14 left and right regions of interest (ROIs) were visually inspected and rated by a clinician trained in neuroanatomy using the Mai Atlas of the Human Brain (Mai, Assheuer & Paxinos 1997); these included prefrontal poles, inferior orbits, lateral PFC, temporal poles, lateral temporal lobes, medial temporal lobes, parietal lobes, occipital lobes, cerebellum, anterior cingulate gyrus, anterior insular cortex, caudate, putamen, and thalamus.
On the phones used in the study the antennas are near the bottom, so the brain areas involved were the orbitofrontal region, which sits right behind the eyes, and the temporal pole below it.
Metabolism in the orbitofrontal cortex and temporal pole were significantly higher for on than off conditions.
2002) found that patients with unilateral epilepsy in the right temporal pole had deficits in face recognition, semantic memory and naming, while patients with unilateral epilepsy in the left temporal pole only had deficits in face naming.
The temporal pole (dependency) dominates behavior in the first half of life, reflecting younger people's dependency on others for behavior cues.