Flashcards in Cerebral Cortex Deck (35):
where is the cerbral cortex hidden?
more than 1/2 is hidden in the sulcus
how thick is the cerebral cortex?
what is the structure of the laminar?
3-6 layers anatomic organization
what is the structure of columnar?
modules of cortex
what is the function of pyrmidal cell?
what is the function of spiny stellate cell?
what is the function of smooth stellate?
what is the function of bipolar?
excie or inhibit
what is the structure of the cerbral cortex?
what type of cells make up the outer granule and pyramidal layer?
small cells and pyramidal cells
what type of cell makes up the inner granuale layer?
what type of cells make up inner pyramdial layer?
what type of cells make up the inner most layer of cerebral cortex?
fusiform and bipolar
what is the direction of projection fibers?
leaves the cortex
what is an example of projection fiber?
what are association fiber?
joins one part of the cortex to another within the same region
what is a short fiber?
one gyrus to another gyrus within the same lobe
what is a long fiber?
travels from one lobe to another lob
ex. superior longitudinal faciculus
goes to frontal lobe to temporal lobe
what are commissural fibers?
go from one hemisphere to another
what is an example of commissural fiber?
what is a commissural fiber?
what are other examples of afferent fibers?
what are examples of effernt fibers?
what are somatic sensory cortex?
1,2, and 3
what are supplemental sensory areas areas?
next to 1,2,3
what are visual sensory areas?
17, 18, & 19
lies on either side of the calcarine sulcus
what are audory sensory areas?
41,42, & 22
located lateral temporal gyrus
what are primary motor areas?
located in the precentral gyrus
what are premotor areas?
what are supplemental motor area?
what are brocas area?
deals with speech and problem solving
what are wernicke's area?
conceptualizes what is heard
what area is angular gyrus?
deals with written
what is the left brain responsible for?