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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Neocortex.
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  • Dendrite [r]: A long, thin extension of the cell body of a neuron that is specialised to receive afferent input from other neurons. [e]
  • Electrical synapse [r]: Anatomically specialized junction between two nerve cells at which an electrical current flows directly from one cell into the other. [e]
  • Gyrification [r]: The folding process during brain development, or the extent of folding. [e]
  • Human uniqueness [r]: A theoretical concept in evolutionary studies, often used in discussions about the evolution of biological traits found in humans. [e]
  • Mammal [r]: A warm-blooded animal with a backbone which also has hair, and produces milk to feed its young. [e]
  • Memory [r]: The cognitive processes that lead to the retaining and recalling of past experience. [e]
  • Myelin [r]: The proteinaceous material constituting most of the insulating sheath that surrounds the axons of nerve cells. [e]
  • Neuronal migration [r]: The process by which nerve cells travel from the place of their last cell division to their final position in the brain. [e]
  • Polymicrogyria [r]: A disorder in which the brain surface resembles that of a road paved with cobblestones. [e]