Bizarre responses, rule detection and frontal lobe lesions.

Abstract

Seventy-seven patients with different cerebral lesions were tested on a rule-detection task where the stimuli were designed in such a way as to minimize the activation of pre-existing schemata. Patients with lesions involving the frontal lobes were poorer at achieving set than patients with lesions elsewhere. In addition, the anteriorly-lesioned group… (More)

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