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Introduction to Cerebral Cortex : How To Remember Easily ?

  • C – Cerebral cortex contains billions of neurons.
  • E – Effective clinical assessment of the association cortex is necessary.
  • R – Rest of the cortex is subsumed by various areas.
  • E – Emotion and cognition are mediated by the association cortex.
  • B – Behavioral functions are coordinated by large-scale networks.
  • R – Relevant networks include language, spatial orientation, face/object recognition, memory, and executive control.
  • A – Anatomically defined networks play a crucial role.
  • L – Large-scale networks contain interconnected components.
  • C – Clinical practice involves investigating functional imaging.
  • O – Occipitotemporal network is responsible for face and object recognition.
  • R – Resting state default mode network is also identified.
  • T – Testing mental functions is essential.
  • E – Executive control of cognition and comportment occurs in the prefrontal network.
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