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Higher Nervous Activity

"Higher Nervous Activity" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A term used in Eastern European research literature on brain and behavior physiology for cortical functions. It refers to the highest level of integrative function of the brain, centered in the CEREBRAL CORTEX, regulating language, thought, and behavior via sensory, motor, and cognitive processes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Higher Nervous Activity" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Higher Nervous Activity" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 3 publications over 3 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2003 and 2009 and 2010
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