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Any way to hurt the cerebral cortex besides alcohol?

Any way to hurt the cerebral cortex besides alcohol?

Cerebral: Illicit drugs, toxins, metabolic such as diabetes, vascular such as uncontrolled hypertension. ...Read more

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Cortex (Definition)

The cortex is the outer part of the brain or gray matter. It covers both the cerebrum and the cerebellum. See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cerebral_cortex for more details about the anatomy and ...Read more


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What happens if you have lesions in the cerebral cortex?

CC lesions: Depends on the type & location, etiology, & extent of involvement of brain. ...Read more

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What is the cerebral cortex?

Cerebral Cortex: Is the outer covering of gray matter surrounding the brain, which plays important role in consciousness. ...Read more

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Is stimulation a good treatment for the cerebral cortex?

Yes: We all need stimulation for learning and to maintain social skills and mood. It is expecially important for children, to facilitate learning. Motor stimulation helps to develop pathways for motor control. ...Read more

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