Card Set Information
frontal lobe orbito cortex
What changes in behavior occur in OrbitoFrontal lesions?
(short bursts of anger)
What changes in behavior occur in Lateral Frontal damage?
blunted emotional response
lack of self-awareness
(in behavior, emotions, and thought processes)
seperation of action
characteristics of Lateral Frontal damage?
Frontal release signs
: sucking, snout, grasp
s to Lateral frontal cortex dmg?
initiate, stop, modify
(perseveration) to changing stimuli
Inability to or
ganize and plan
Inability to handle
r--> impaired problem solving
What test would you use to check if someone has lateral frontal damage and what would it check?
Wisconsin Card Sort, check to see if person continues to perform same action even with change in stimuli.
What is perseveration?
Being stuck in the present, no change
If a patient cannot inhibit responses, what task would one use to see if that is true?
What is leucotomy?
of frontal fibers.
What are the subdivisions of the frontal lobe?
-exec. control of cognition
- exec. control of social and emo behavior
- interplay/mediates lateral + orbital, monitor behavior