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How the Prefrontal Cortex Affects Brain Function

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 3 min read

An intricate road map of important cortical neurons and connectivity dictates how the brain functions. The prefrontal cortex and various lobes work together to create our personalities, control our behavior, comprising who we are and how we operate. Learn more about the prefrontal cortex and a few exercises that you can perform to help strengthen it.