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Parietal lobe

This area allows body awareness.The parietal lobe receives and processes
all somatosensory input from the body (touch, pain). Fibers from the spinal
cord,are distributed by the thalamus to various parts of the parietal lobe
The connectionsform a "map" of the body's surface on the parietal lobe.

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