HUMAN BEHAVIOR AFTER EXTENSIVE BILATERAL REMOVAL FROM THE FRONTAL LOBES

@article{Hebb1940HUMANBA,
  title={HUMAN BEHAVIOR AFTER EXTENSIVE BILATERAL REMOVAL FROM THE FRONTAL LOBES},
  author={D. Hebb and W. Penfield},
  journal={Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={1940},
  volume={44},
  pages={421-438}
}
At rare intervals chance presents to a neurosurgeon a lesion of the brain demanding treatment that would satisfy the exacting requirements of an extirpation experiment. This was true of the case we are about to record. Psychologic studies of the patient were made before, during and after an extensive bilateral frontal lobectomy, without yielding evidence of postoperative deterioration such as might have been expected from earlier examinations, and particularly from the case studied in detail by… Expand
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