PERIAMYGDALOID CORTEX

an ill-defined area encompassing the amygdala of the brain which is correlated with the sense of smell. The proportion of the brain which it occupies in a specific species appears to rely upon the imperativeness of the sense of smell for survival: the greater the imperativeness, the greater the proportion.

PERIAMYGDALOID CORTEX: "Who can tell me where the pariamygdaloid cortex is located?"
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERIAMYGDALOID CORTEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/periamygdaloid-cortex/ (accessed July 13, 2020).
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