The cerebral cortex is the wrinkled gray covering of the uppermost and largest part of the brain, the cerebrum. The functions of the cerebral cortex include the perception of sensations, learning, reasoning, memory, making decisions and judgments, and controlling emotion.
Primary Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
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