Arches. Photo by Daniel Chia
HOPES: Huntington's Outreach Project for Education, at Stanford
Feb
08
2011

isocortex

Another term for neocortex. The neocortex is part of the cerebral cortex, which makes up about 85% of the human brain’s total mass. The neocortex is thought to be responsible for higher level cognitive functions, such as language, learning, memory, and complex thought.