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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the neocortex

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the neocortex.

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  • adj. of or relating to the neocortex of the cerebrum

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Examples

  • The neocortical presidency destroys the possibility of political dialogue.

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  • Obama views himself as the neocortical leader -- the defender, not just of the stimulus package and health care reform but also of cognitive reasoning.

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  • For Gerson, Obama is the arrogant, "neocortical president" who blames his problems on those idiot Americans who are too stupid to think clearly in these difficult times.

    Gerson is wrong on Obama's 'snobbery'

  • “The thing about the neocortical column is that you can think of it as an isolated processor,” Blue Brain Project founder Henry Markram of the Brain and Mind Institute at the École Polytechnique (EPFL) in Lausanne, recently told BBC News.

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  • It took less than two years for the Blue Brain supercomputer to accurately simulate a neocortical column, which is a tiny slice of brain containing approximately 10,000 neurons, with about 30 million synaptic connections between them.

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  • His floral brain was so active that it produced a sort of neocortical honey.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • We should be championing that as a victory for neocortical moral progress and transhumanist aspirations to improve on the evolved brain, and not simply throwing up our hands in relativistic resignation.

    Mike Treder - Moral Relativism vs. Moral Authority

  • What it learns and what it can do are determined by the size of the neocortical sheet, what senses the sheet is connected to, and what experiences it is trained on.

    Building Brainlike Computers | Impact Lab

  • Although individual parts of the sheet handle problems as different as vision, hearing, language, music, and motor control, the neocortical sheet itself is remarkably uniform.

    Building Brainlike Computers | Impact Lab

  • Dolphins and humans both have huge cerebral neocortical development, which is apparently on the same scale.

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