6. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Determinants of Neocortical Parcellation: A Radial Unit Model

  1. Mark H. Johnson,
  2. Yuko Munakata and
  3. Rick O. Gilmore
  1. Pasko Rakic

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch6

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rakic, P. (2005) Intrinsic and Extrinsic Determinants of Neocortical Parcellation: A Radial Unit Model, in Brain Development and Cognition: A Reader, Second Edition (eds M. H. Johnson, Y. Munakata and R. O. Gilmore), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753507.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631217367

Online ISBN: 9780470753507

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Keywords:

  • ontogeny;
  • phylogeny;
  • neuronal migration;
  • autoradiography;
  • autopsy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origin of Cortical Neurons

  • Neurons Migrate Along Radial Glial Grids

  • Laminar Position and Phenotype of Neurons Are Time-Specific

  • Fetal Cortex Consists of Ontogenetic Columns

  • Cortex Expands Mainly by Addition of Radial Units

  • Experimental Manipulation of Cytoarchitectonic Areas

  • Reorganization of Cortical Representation Within Areas

  • Radial Unit Model Can Explain the Pattern of Some Human Cortical

  • Malformations

  • Unsolved Questions and Future Prospects