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Dr. Alan Ali
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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


Dr. Alan Ali
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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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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Dr. Alan Ali
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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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Dr. Alan Ali
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Which regions of the cerebral cortex are superior to the lateral sulcus?

Lateral sulcus: It separates Frontal & Parietal Lobes above from the Temporal Lobe below. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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What are the cerebrum and the cerebral cortex the same?

What are the cerebrum and the cerebral cortex the same?

Cerebrum: Cerebrum is the 2 hemispheres (Right & Left) of brain. Cerebral cortex is outer gray matter covering the brain. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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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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