THALAMOCORTICAL SYSTEM

the thalamus and cerebral cortex: portions of the brain which, particularly in mammals, are so closely and reciprocally interlinked that they are frequently treated as a sole system. Typical operating of this system seems to be required for typical conscious experience and action.

THALAMOCORTICAL SYSTEM: "Today, we are studying the thalamocortical system."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THALAMOCORTICAL SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/thalamocortical-system/ (accessed February 19, 2020).
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