any of the regions of the cerebral cortex of the brain connected by numerous nerve fibers to all parts of both cerebral hemispheres and coordinating such higher activities as learning and reasoning.
association cortex n.
Any of the expanses of the cerebral cortex that are not sensory or motor in the customary sense, but instead are associated with advanced stages of sensory information processing, multisensory integration, or sensorimotor integration. Also called association area.
association area n.
See association cortex.
- Association fiber
any of several nerve fibers connecting different areas of the cerebral cortex in the same hemisphere. association fiber n. Any of the nerve fibers connecting individual subdivisions of a brain structure or different segments of the spinal cord.
- Association football
. Historical Examples He liked cheap papers, picture-palaces, and association football. A Man of Means P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill In association football, too, Ireland is coming into her own. The Glories of Ireland Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox association football has become one of the most popular of all national […]
- Association for computing
association for computing body (ACM, before 1997 – “Association for Computing Machinery”) The largest and oldest international scientific and educational computer society in the industry. Founded in 1947, only a year after the unveiling of ENIAC, ACM was established by mathematicians and electrical engineers to advance the science and application of Information Technology. John Mauchly, […]
- Association for computing machinery
association for computing machinery Association for Computing