Teaching Material: RAD2092/The Cerebral Cortex

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General

  • Is the human cortex exceptionally large? See Herculano-Houzel (2009) The human brain in numbers: a linearly scaled-up primate brain. Frontiers in Neuroscience 3, e31.
  • Tenor sings opera during craniotomy: I just think this is quite fascinating.

“Language areas”

  • The history of Broca’s area: Dronkers et al. (2007)
  • Neuroimaging of Language: Why hasn’t a clear picture emerged? Fedorenko & Kanwisher (2009) Language and Linguistics Compass 3, 10.1111.

Myths debunked

Neuroscience: too much hype?