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How the Insular Cortex Works: 7 Functions of the Insular Cortex

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 4 min read

There are many different parts of the human brain that serve various functions. Each brain region has its own unique responsibilities that help carry out our cognitive and emotional processes. The insular cortex is responsible for sensory processing, decision-making, and motor control.