Do Rats Have Prefrontal Cortex? The Rose-Woolsey-Akert Program Reconsidered

@article{Preuss1995DoRH,
  title={Do Rats Have Prefrontal Cortex? The Rose-Woolsey-Akert Program Reconsidered},
  author={Todd M. Preuss},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={1995},
  volume={7},
  pages={1-24}
}
  • T. Preuss
  • Published 1995
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
Primates are unique among mammals in possessing a region of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex with a well-developed internal granular layer. This region is commonly implicated in higher cognitive functions. Despite the histological distinctiveness of primate dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, the work of Rose, Woolsey, and Akert produced a broad consensus among neuroscientists that homologues of primate granular frontal cortex exist in nonprimates and can be recognized by their dense innervation from… 

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