Definition of Palaeencephalon

1. Noun. The more primitive parts of the brain phylogenetically; most structures other than the cerebral cortex.

Exact synonyms: Paleencephalon, Paleoencephalon
Generic synonyms: Neural Structure



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Literary usage of Palaeencephalon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to Neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1922)
"palaeencephalon, the old brain, ic, all of the brain except the cerebral cortex and its dependencies, 123, ..."

2. The Science of Human Behavior: Biological and Psychological Foundations by Maurice Parmelee (1913)
"... nothing to do with instinct and that the palaeencephalon has nothing to do with intelligence. However, if this is what he means, he is probably wrong, ..."

3. Vorlesungen über den Bau der nervösen Zentralorgane des Menschen und der by Ludwig Edinger (1911)
"Wenn das palaeencephalon keine Assoziationen bilden kann, dann müssen die allein oder fast allein mit ihm arbeitenden Tiere durch viele Sinneseindrücke ..."

4. Die Grundlagen der psychischen Entwicklung: Eine Einführung in die by Kurt Koffka (1921)
"... (palaeencephalon). Zu diesem Ur-Apparat tritt in der Entwicklungs-Reihe von den Haien aufwärts ein neuer Apparat, der Träger der Hirnrinde, ..."

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