Definitions for "Prefrontal cortex"
A region of the frontal lobes, especially prominent in humans, important for attention, working memory, decision making, appropriate social behavior, and personality. go to glossary index
The anterior portion of each cerebral hemisphere; thought to be involved with higher intellectual functions, predictions, calculations, and so forth.
The area of the cortex most advanced in humans compared with other animals. This area primarily provides executive functions over other areas of the brain.
Provides ability to plan, reason, concentrate, and adjust behavior