Higher Cortical Functions, Localization of Function, and Regulation of Consciousness
The cerebral cortex reaches its highest level of specialization in humans. It is intimately involved in all aspects of behavior, and particularly those that are definingly human: language, personality, learning and memory, and consciousness. Indeed, C. Judson Herrick, who is considered to be the founding father of American neuroscience, termed the cerebral cortex “the organ of civilization.”
KeywordsSchizophrenia Serotonin Retina Pyrami Lamination
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