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 Reviewer||Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics|
|Current as of||March 12, 2014|
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