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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Terms such as the neo-cortex, hippocampus and amygdala have largely been the province of biology textbooks, and cognitive processes such as working memory and executive functioning been the burning topics of neuroscience conferences.
We also found out that we have three brains in one called Neo-cortex, Limbic and Reptilian.
Crash's nemesis Neo-Cortex is up to no good again, this time with an evil mind control device, which he's using to turn Wumpa Island's residents into his pet army.