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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If it does trigger one of these responses, then the information is moved up to the neocortex, where the more sophisticated attention and decision-making occurs.
You have moved thinking about driving the car from the conscious neocortex to the subconscious limbic system, making driving virtually a "no brainer.
The neocortex is bypassed largely because conscious thought would slow the flow of information, requiring more steps before the message is sent down the brain stem and a person can respond with adaptive behavior to avert a potential threat.
Supporting a rapid-cycle time, Yaskawa has assimilated Neocortex with "an extremely tight" software and electromechanical interface, where protocols for communication between the vision source and robot controller allow for "almost instantaneous" response, Elkins says.
We may have a three-pound neocortex, but our deeply rooted limbic system makes us bigoted, capricious, irrational, petty, and sometimes just stupid.
Later the rational neocortex solidifies viewpoints.
5,6) Whereas in AD the most striking neuronal loss and gliosis is in the entorhinal cortex and hippocampus, nucleus basalis, locus coeruleus, and neocortex, neuronal loss and gliosis in FTLD generally parallels the gross atrophy.
The neocortex is a great metaphor machine, which accounts for why we are a uniquely creative species.
Author, inventor, and futurist, Ray Kurzweil, ties in current neuroscience research, thought experiments, and artificial intelligence inventions to present his theory on the basic algorithm of the neocortex.
Histopathological studies showed classical hallmarks including neurofibrillary tangles, senile plaques and extensive neuronal loss in different brain regions of the neocortex and hippocampus regions of the neocortex and hippocampus (3).
This view concurs with the findings from a systematic review of the evidence published in the Journal of the American Medical Association indicating that fetuses are not able to perceive pain until after the thalamocortical system--pathways that reciprocally connect the thalamus to the neocortex in the brain--begins to function.
Brain Regulates THC Effect on User Structure Amygdala emotions, fear, anxiety panic/paranoia Basal planning/starting a slowed reaction time Ganglia movement Brain Stem information between brain antinausea effects and spinal column Cerebellum motor coordination, impaired coordination balance Hippocampus learning new information impaired memory Hypothalamus eating, sexual behavior increased appetite Neocortex complex thinking, feeling, altered thinking, and movement judgment, and sensation Nucleus motivation and reward euphoria (feeling good) Accumbens Spinal Cord transmission of altered pain sensitivity information between body and brain The brain structures illustrated above all contain high numbers of CB receptors