The cerebral cortex is the wrinkled gray covering of the uppermost
and largest part of the brain, the cerebrum. The functions of the cerebral
cortex include the perception of sensations, learning, reasoning, memory,
making decisions and judgments, and controlling emotion.
July 19, 2012
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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