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sulcus

(sul -kŭs) (plural: sulci) an area of subparallel furrows and ridges on the surface of a planet or satellite. The word is used in the approved name of such a feature.

sulcus

[′səl·kəs]
(zoology)
A furrow or groove, especially one on the surface of the cerebrum.
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By watching the intraparietal sulcus (IPS), located within the dorsal frontoparietal network, the researchers were able to note not only whether their subjects found the objects, but also how confident they were in their finds.
In particular, higher activity in two regions--the intraparietal sulcus and the inferior frontal junction--meant that a person was less likely to crumble.
When they viewed smoking scenes, smokers showed greater brain activity in a part of the parietal lobe called the intraparietal sulcus, as well as other areas involved in the perception and coordination of actions.
One important question has been whether the same region of the brain, called the intraparietal sulcus (IPS), that's active when adults do sophisticated sums also controls basic math skills.