Neocortex

 

 

Neocortex is the most developed part of the brain in man. It is massive being formed by various parts of the cerebral cortex. It is responsible for volition, will, memory, learning, etc. What are called cognitive mental functions are highly specialized in this area. These functions are hardly noticeable in lower animals apart from man.

 

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Schematic  diagram showing limbic lobe containing  1 cingulate gyrus 2 parahippocampal gyrus and the subcallosal gyrus
                      

 


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