Glossary

cortex The nerve cells along the outside edge of the brain; the most advanced part of the brain.

holism Models of the neural basis of cognitive functions that maintain that these functions depend on large areas of the brain (i.e., that they are not narrowly localized).

lateralization The fact that some cognitive functions rely on one hemisphere of the brain more than another.

localization The fact that sensory, motor, and cognitive functions are supported by small areas of the brain.

Perisylvian cortex The cortex around the Sylvian fissure in the brain.

Understanding And Treating Autism

Understanding And Treating Autism

Whenever a doctor informs the parents that their child is suffering with Autism, the first & foremost question that is thrown over him is - How did it happen? How did my child get this disease? Well, there is no definite answer to what are the exact causes of Autism.

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