CORTICAL DEMENTIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 dementia which stems from weakening of the cortical regions of the brain, instead of the subcortical regions. Most frequently occurring in Alzheimer's. CORTICAL DEMENTIA: "Cortical dementia is sometimes one of the first symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease." Related Psychology Terms SUBCORTICAL DEMENTIA FIXATION REFLEX LEWY BODY DEMENTIA BINSWANGER'S DISEASE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE PRESENILE DEMENTIA OF THE ALZHEIMER'S TYPE (PDAT) CORTICAL PROCESS BOXER'S DEMENTIA SUBCORTICAL LEARNING RIVASTIGMINE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CORTICAL DEMENTIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cortical-dementia/ (accessed April 5, 2020).