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Related to intraparietal sulcus: parieto-occipital sulcus, preoccipital notch, collateral sulcus, supramarginal gyrus

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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They found connections between these duplicate maps and the intraparietal sulcus.
During model-based learning, however, the neural signature of a state prediction error appeared in two different areas on the surface of the brain in the cerebral cortex: the intraparietal sulcus and the lateral prefrontal cortex.
The study, conducted by researchers Simon Jacob, MD, and Andreas Nieder, PhD, at the University of TE-bingen in Germany, has shown that cells in the intraparietal sulcus (IPS) and the prefrontal cortex - brain regions important for processing whole numbers - are tuned to respond to particular fractions.