Frontal lobe damage and tests of executive processing: a meta-analysis of the category test, stroop test, and trail-making test.

@article{Demakis2004FrontalLD,
  title={Frontal lobe damage and tests of executive processing: a meta-analysis of the category test, stroop test, and trail-making test.},
  author={George J. Demakis},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={441-50}
}
The Category Test, Trails B, and the interference task of the Stroop Test are among the most commonly administered measures of frontal lobe functioning and are thought to tap different cognitive functions mediated by these brain regions. Two meta-analyses were conducted on these tests to determine their sensitivity to frontal and lateralized frontal brain damage. Study 1 compared participants with frontal lobe damage to those with damage to posterior brain regions, whereas Study 2 compared… CONTINUE READING

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