NEOSTRIATUM

includes the caudate nucleus and the pulamen which form part of the basal ganglia in the born. It is thought that the neostriatum has evolved relatively recently.

NEOSTRIATUM: "One of the more recent evolutions in the human genome is the developing of the neostriatum."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NEOSTRIATUM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/neostriatum/ (accessed September 20, 2021).
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