telencephalization

cor·ti·cal·i·za·tion

(kōr'ti-kăl-i-zā'shŭn),
In phylogenesis, the migration of function from subcortical centers to the cortex.
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telencephalization

(tĕl″ĕn-sĕf″ăl-ī-zā′shŭn)
The evolution of the cerebrum as a control center for functions previously regulated by lower nerve centers.
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Lines of investigation based on the high degree of telencephalization of the non-human primates are proposed, which allow us to infer a very complex social organization and cognitive and behavioral activities in these animals.