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Neopallium

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In the anatomy of animals, the neopallium or neocortex is a part of the telencephalon in the brain.

It corresponds to the isocortex.

Often seen as the hallmark of human intelligence, the role of this structure in the brain appears to be involved in conscious thought, spatial reasoning, and sensory perception. It works in a complementary way with the hippocampus.

See also: Regions in the human brain

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