neocortex

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neocortex

[¦nē·ō′kȯr‚teks]
(anatomy)
Phylogenetically the most recent part of the cerebral cortex; includes all but the olfactory, hippocampal, and piriform regions of the cortex.
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Cuando experimentamos un suceso, la informacion se concentra en el sistema limbico, en donde estan las emociones y de ahi se envia tanto al neo-cortex como al sistema basal y prepara al cuerpo para dar una respuesta.
Nevertheless, he has moved the argument out of the neo-cortex and into simpler ideas of 'scene' and 'self'.
I presume the evolution of the neo-cortex was pleasing to the neo-cortex which, among other functions, longs for stories and, in general, new ways to kill time pleasantly.
This dissection, which follows the planes of the fetal and neonatal rat brain, includes the corpus striatum, hippocampal formation, and neo-cortex within the area designated "forebrain.