Cortex, cognition and the cell: new insights into the pyramidal neuron and prefrontal function.

@article{Elston2003CortexCA,
  title={Cortex, cognition and the cell: new insights into the pyramidal neuron and prefrontal function.},
  author={G. N. Elston},
  journal={Cerebral cortex},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 11},
  pages={1124-38}
}
Arguably the most complex cortical functions are seated in human cognition, the how and why of which have been debated for centuries by theologians, philosophers and scientists alike. In his best-selling book, An Astonishing Hypothesis: A Scientific Search for the Soul, Francis Crick refined the view that these qualities are determined solely by cortical cells and circuitry. Put simply, cognition is nothing more, or less, than a biological function. Accepting this to be the case, it should be… CONTINUE READING
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