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