Neuroscience 6e Chapter 27 Outline

Cognitive Functions and the Organization of the Cerebral Cortex

Overview

A Primer on Cortical Structure

BOX 27A Cortical Lamination

Unique Features of the Association Cortices

The Parietal Association Cortex

BOX 27B Synesthesia

The Temporal Association Cortex

The Frontal Association Cortex

BOX 27C Neuropsychological Testing

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: Psychosurgery