SUBCORTICAL CENTER By N., Sam M.S. - 4 a functional center that is lied under the cerebral cortex of the brain. There are many special centers that are available in one subcortical center that are specified for various functions. SUBCORTICAL CENTER: "subcortical center have 3 major components that are thalamus, hypothalamus and basal ganglia." Related Psychology Terms CEREBRAL CORTEX EMOTION (Theories) CHILD PSYCHIATRY FRANZ, SHEPHERD IVORY BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) HUNGER DRIVE LASHLEY, KARL SPENCER (1890- 1958) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ARTERIOSCLEROTIC BRAIN DISORDER CORPUS STRIATUM (Striped Body) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SUBCORTICAL CENTER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/subcortical-center/ (accessed July 4, 2022).