Inflexibility of mental planning: a characteristic disorder with prefrontal lobe lesions?

@article{Karnath1992InflexibilityOM,
  title={Inflexibility of mental planning: a characteristic disorder with prefrontal lobe lesions?},
  author={Hans Otto Karnath and Claus Werner Wallesch},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1992},
  volume={30 11},
  pages={1011-6}
}
Inflexibility of mental planning processes has repeatedly been discussed to represent a specific disorder resulting from human frontal lobe lesions. Patient groups suffering from acute or chronic unilateral frontal (medial, lateral) or retrorolandic (temporal, parietal) lesions and nonbrain-damaged controls were requested to mirror and to reverse mentally a maze structure that had been learned by the covered maze presentation technique (KARNATH et al., Neuropsychologia 29, 271-290, 1991). The… CONTINUE READING