[Neuroscience] articles before brain terminology

Zhicheng Lin via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by zhichenglin from gmail.com)
Fri Dec 7 12:42:03 EST 2007

Hi all,

I sometimes find it confusing whether to add "the" before brain terminology.
For example, people usually use "the amygdala", " the *superior colliculus*",
but its less clear as to say "primary visual cortex" or "the primary visual
cortex" (I find that both are used). Any idea on this issue? Many thanks.

Zhicheng Lin

Zhicheng Lin
Department of Psychology
University of Minnesota
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