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Cerebral Cortex: Right and Left Brain

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Author: Laura Riness
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This lesson will identify, and differentiate the lobes and hemispheres of the cerebral cortex.

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Notes on Cerebral Cortex: Right and Left Brain

Overview

Time

(00:00-00:16) Introduction and Overview

(00:17-00:50) Cerebral Cortex

(00:51-01:20) Hemispheres

(01:21-01:44) Corpus Callosum

(01:45-02:13) Lobes of the Cerebral Cortex

(02:14-02:54) Summary

(02:55-03:00) End


TERMS TO KNOW
  • Cerebral Cortex

    The outer layer of wrinkled grey matter on the outside of the brain, responsible for a person’s personality, thought, language, storage of memory, movement, and senses.

  • Hemisphere

    Half of the brain (left or right), divided by the longitudinal fissure; each hemisphere controls certain parts of the brain and can have certain specialized functions.

  • Corpus Callosum

    A large bundle of neurons that joins the two hemispheres of the brain.

  • Lobes of the Cerebral Cortex

    Specific or generally defined areas of the cerebral cortex related to different functions.