Deep Waters in Brain

Matt Jones jonesmat at ohsu.edu
Mon Jun 22 16:42:12 EST 1998


In article <358E63A0.AF759066 at ff.fi> Xoqom, xoqom at ff.fi writes:
>Can we say that the deeper we dig into the brain the more
>primitive but more fundamental functions we encounter,
>i.e. "higher" functions (emotions, self-reflection, etc.) tend
>to be located in the surface layers (cerebral cortex?) and
>"lower" but vital functions are buried deeper within?
>Can we make such a general statement about the brain
>architecture?
>

Generally speaking, yes this is what's usually taught in undergraduate
and graduate schools. 
-Matt Jones



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