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Temporal lobe

The temporal lobes are part of the cerebrum.

They lie at the sides of the brain, beneath the lateral or Sylvian fissure.

Seen in profile, the human brain looks something like a boxing glove.

The temporal lobes are where the thumbs would be.

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