SUBCORTICAL By N., Sam M.S. - 5 under the cerebral cortex, either a process or a structure is subcortical. Also read center. SUBCORTICAL: "subcortical process or structures are always under the cerebral cortex." Related Psychology Terms CEREBRAL CORTEX ADOLESCENCE (Theories) EMOTION (Theories) A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) HUNGER DRIVE Crisis Diagnosis and Intervention BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) SUBCORTICAL CENTER RETICULAR FORMATION (Reticular Activating System, RAS) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SUBCORTICAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/subcortical/ (accessed July 1, 2022).