PREFRONTAL CORTEX

the most anterior portion of the frontal lobe of each of the brain's cerebral hemispheres. It acts in attention, planning, and memory and is separated into a dorsolateral region and an orbito-frontal region.

PREFRONTAL CORTEX: "The prefrontal cortex is commonly referred to as the frontal association area."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PREFRONTAL CORTEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/prefrontal-cortex/ (accessed October 8, 2019).
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