A study of the performance of patients with frontal lobe lesions in a financial planning task.

@article{Goel1997ASO,
  title={A study of the performance of patients with frontal lobe lesions in a financial planning task.},
  author={Vinod Goel and Jordan Grafman and Jamil Tajik and Simone Gana and D Danto},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={1997},
  volume={120 ( Pt 10)},
  pages={1805-22}
}
It has long been argued that patients with lesions in the prefrontal cortex have difficulties in decision making and problem solving in real-world, ill-structured situations, particularly problem types involving planning and look-ahead components. Recently, several researchers have questioned our ability to capture and characterize these deficits adequately using just the standard neuropsychological test batteries, and have called for tests that reflect real-world task requirements more… CONTINUE READING