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  • bark
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Kids are still developing their prefrontal cortex, that guides controlled behaviors and adherence to other norms in society.
CAN I ASK YOU A RIDICULOUSLY PERSONAL QUESTION? (EP. 451)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 11, 2021FREAKONOMICS
It would also pass these signals to the olfactory cortex, whose neuro-machinery would determine the quality and the concentration of the smells.
THE DOCTOR WILL SNIFF YOU NOW - ISSUE 95: ESCAPELINA ZELDOVICHFEBRUARY 3, 2021NAUTILUS
Rather, using state-of-the-art brain imaging, scientists began honing down towards the front of the brain, sitting right behind the forehead—the prefrontal cortex—as the piece of the brain that captures another’s beliefs and thoughts.
THIS IS WHERE EMPATHY LIVES IN THE BRAIN, AND HOW IT WORKSSHELLY FANFEBRUARY 2, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
In one mind-blowing study, his team grew two separate portions of the brain into blobs, one representing the cortex, the other a deeper part of the brain known to control reward and movement, called the striatum.
MEET ASSEMBLOIDS, MINI HUMAN BRAINS WITH MUSCLES ATTACHEDSHELLY FANJANUARY 12, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
If the taste cortex was highly organized, damage in one spot could mean you lose one taste entirely.
A TASTE MAP IN THE BRAIN IS A SCATTERING OF TINY FLAVOR ISLANDSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJANUARY 5, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The same study found that the prefrontal cortex, responsible for things like concentration and decision-making, became thicker.
HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF MEDITATION WITH SCIENCEJESSICA BODDYJANUARY 1, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Most previous attempts to directly stimulate the visual cortex have placed electrodes on the brain’s surface, requiring strong currents to stimulate deeper neurons.
SCIENTISTS BEAMED SHAPES AND MOTION DIRECTLY INTO MONKEYS’ BRAINS USING LIGHTEDD GENTDECEMBER 7, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Unlike the prefrontal cortex, the parts of the brain that make us feel good when we do something pleasurable — like eating tasty foods or being with friends — are fully developed by the teen years.
WARNING! JUNK FOODS CAN HARM A TEEN’S BRAINSHARON OOSTHOEKNOVEMBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In the 1970s, Charlie Gross, a neuroscientist at Princeton University, discovered neurons in monkey cortices that respond to hands when, in exasperation to a poorly responding neuron, he waved his hand in front of the monkey’s face.
ARE WE WIRED TO BE OUTSIDE? - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSGRIGORI GUITCHOUNTSNOVEMBER 11, 2020NAUTILUS
That is, it takes only two synapses for information to travel from the air, through your nose, and to the core cortex, deep in the brain.
OUR MIND-BOGGLING SENSE OF SMELL - ISSUE 91: THE AMAZING BRAINANN-SOPHIE BARWICHOCTOBER 14, 2020NAUTILUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CORTEX

  • case
  • casing
  • coat
  • cortex
  • crust
  • husk
  • peeling
  • rind
  • shell
  • skin
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