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Brain dissection showing the transverse temporal gyrus of Heschl

Human brain with the inferior portions of the frontal and parietal lobes resected to show the transverse temporal gyrus (Heschl’s gyrus; Brodmann’s areas 41 and 42). (Photograph by Beal JA, Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana. November 30, 2005. Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License. Edited by Dr. Douglas Lanska.)

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