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n. pl. ne·o·cor·ti·ces (-tĭ-sēz′) or ne·o·cor·tex·es
The dorsal region of the cerebral cortex, especially large in primates, thought to have evolved more recently than other parts of the brain. Also called neopallium.

ne′o·cor′ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl) adj.


(Anatomy) anatomy the part of the cerebral cortex dealing with higher brain function


(ˌni oʊˈkɔr tɛks)

n., pl. -ti•ces (-təˌsiz)
the outermost portion of the cerebral cortex, highly developed in mammals.
ne`o•cor′ti•cal (-tɪ kəl) adj.
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Noun1.neocortex - the cortical part of the neencephalon
cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, cortex, pallium - the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
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Were not trying to build a high-level architectural copy of the brain with a hippocampus and a neocortex, Mike says, adding, Not yet.
The Science study confirms the presence of ripples in the hippocampus during sleep, and also found them in certain parts of the neocortex, an area on the brain's surface involved in processing complex sensory information.
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Long-term memories reside in the brain's neocortex, which is the final depository for information that is brought in through the senses, processed as a memory trace (encoded), and then consolidated and stored for future recall.
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Ademas, se esta desarrollando tecnologia basadas en los principios que rigen el neocortex [8], como en Numenta, compania que basa toda su tecnologia en la Hierarchical Temporal Memory (HTM), teoria computacional sobre el neocortex [9].
Construction and refinement of the neural circuits in the neocortex mainly takes place in the postnatal period, and sensory information plays a key role in this process.
The brain's outer layer, the neocortex, is normally folded and furrowed to fit more brain into a limited skull.
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These neurons lie in notable places: the six-layered neocortex of the parietal and frontal lobes of the brain.
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Part of the study was to determine if animals without a neocortex can learn to recognise human faces.