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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY1101
Professor
Gary Capstick
Semester
Winter

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thJanuary 262012Lecture 6Cerebral Cortexy Involved in perception thinking language movement y 3mm of grey matter y 2023 billion of 40 billion neurons y Four main lobes separated by prominent fissures y Frontal font parietal temporal temples occipital the very back of your brain y This is the part of the brain that separates us from the rest of the animals in the world Motor Cortexy Responsible for voluntary muscular movements y Rear border of the frontal lobe y Contralateral control y No direct correspondence between the size of the muscle and the size of the area of cortex which controls it o More cortical real estate means finer motor control fine control with your hands and lips then any other part of the body Large parts of the brain needed to control these parts less for the legs
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