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Principles of Neural Science
I have developed "tennis elbow" from lugging this book around the past four weeks, but it is worth the pain, the effort, and the aspirin. It is also worth the (relatively speaking) bargain price.Expand
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Mild traumatic brain injury
Mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most common neurologic disorders, with only migraine and herpes zoster having higher incidences and only migraine having a higher preva1ence.l MostExpand
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Clustering and switching on verbal fluency: the effects of focal frontal- and temporal-lobe lesions
We examined the hypothesis that, on verbal fluency, clustering (i.e. generating words within subcategories) is related to temporal-lobe functioning, whereas switching (i.e. shifting betweenExpand
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Executive functions and the frontal lobes: a conceptual view
Abstract Several problems in understanding executive functions and their relationships to the frontal lobes are discussed. Data are then presented from several of our studies to support the followingExpand
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Is there a dysexecutive syndrome?
  • D. Stuss, M. Alexander
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
  • 29 May 2007
The role of the frontal lobes has often been described as a ‘paradox’ or a ‘riddle’. Ascribed to this region has been the loftiest of functions (e.g. executive; seat of wisdom); others contested thatExpand
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Wisconsin Card Sorting Test performance in patients with focal frontal and posterior brain damage: effects of lesion location and test structure on separable cognitive processes
Forty-six patients with single focal lesions (35 frontal, 11 nonfrontal) were administered the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) under three conditions of test administration. The three conditionsExpand
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Staying on the job: the frontal lobes control individual performance variability.
The causes of variability of performance by individual subjects have rarely been investigated, although excessive variability or inconsistency may be a functionally significant factor for manyExpand
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Effects of focal frontal lesions on response inhibition.
This study examined the performance of 38 normal subjects and 43 patients with focal lesions of the frontal lobes on a simple go-nogo task where the probability of the nogo stimulus was either 75% orExpand
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The frontal lobes are necessary for 'theory of mind'.
Patients with limited focal frontal and nonfrontal lesions were tested for visual perspective taking and detecting deception. Frontal lobe lesions impaired the ability to infer mental states inExpand
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A Multidisciplinary Approach to Anterior Attentional Functions a
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