What are the two kinds of cortex?
AllocortexNeocortex (also called Isocortex)
What are the two divisions of the allocortex?
Paleocortex: olfactory tubule, piriform complexArchicortex: hippocampus, amygdala
What are the three layers of the hippocampus?
dendritespyramidal cell somasaxons
How many layers of the neocortex are there?
What is Layer 1 of the neocortex called and what comprises it?
Molecular LayerAxons and Dendrites
What is Layer 2 of the neocortex called and what types of cells exist there?
External granule layersmall round cells
What is Layer III of the Neocortex called and what type of cells does it contain?
External Pyramidal Layersmall pyramidal cells
What is Layer IV of the Neocortex called and what does it do?
Internal Granule Cellssmall round cells that do lots of interconnecting
What does Layer is layer V of the neocortex called and what type of cells are in it?
Internal Pyramidal LayerLarge Pyramidal Cells