Through extensive intrinsic and
extrinsic connections, the human cerebral cortex extends our sensorimotor
repertoire to include:
- the ability to move body parts independently and to localize motor actions to a
limited set of appropriate muscles.
2.SPEED, AGILITY, ACCURACY, AND ADAPTABILITY TO GOAL- DIRECTED MOTOR BEHAVIOR.
3.REFINED MOTOR LEARNING AND ENHANCED MOTOR PERFORMANCE IN SKILLED TASKS.
4.ABILITY TO DEFINE AND TO REFINE THE PERCEPTIONS OF as well as THE MANIPULATIONS OF
- by superb manual dexterity &
eye-hand coordination for
use of tools and instruments of human creativity
- by improved control of
communication skills and skilled expressions of one's being: e.g., reading, writing, drawing, painting,
sculpting, dancing, sports, music,
computations and other expressions of abstract reasoning and thought.
5.CREATION AND TRANSFORMATION OF OUR IDEAS, THOUGHTS, AND WILL INTO IMMEDIATE OR
DELAYED ACTIONS AS
APPROPRIATE FOR THE SITUATION; this requires planning, programming, and judgment for the generation & regulation of
goal-directed purposive behavior.