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1

What is the cerebral cortex?

This is the centre of conscious thought, where memories are recalled and what alters behaviour in light of experience

2

What is localisation?

Localisation (distinct regions with a particular function) of brains functions containing sensory, motor and association areas

3

What are association areas?

They concern language, processing, personality, imagination and intelligence

4

What does the left side of the cerebral hemisphere do?

It deals with information from the right visual field and controls the right side of the body and vice versa

5

Transfers between the two hemispheres occur through what?

The corpus callosum