Cerebral Cortex

Function:

-Determines Intelligence
-Determines Personality
-Interpretation of Sensory Impulses
-Motor Function
-Planning and Organization
-Touch Sensation
Location:

The cerebral cortex is the outer portion (1.5mm to 5mm) of the cerebrum. It is divided into lobes: frontal, parietal, temporal and occipital. The insula is also found in this region of the brain


Hemispheres

Right Hemisphere Functions:
-holistic thought
-intuition
-creativity
-art and music

Left Hemisphere Functions:
-analytical thought
-logic
-language
-science and math