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subcortical

relating to the portion of the brain immediately below the cerebral cortex, which is the part of the brain responsiblefor most higher functions (sensation, voluntary musclemovement, thought, reasoning, memory, etc.)

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.