Neuropsychological assessment of the orbital and ventromedial prefrontal cortex

@article{Zald2010NeuropsychologicalAO,
  title={Neuropsychological assessment of the orbital and ventromedial prefrontal cortex},
  author={David H. Zald and Charissa Andreotti},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={48},
  pages={3377-3391}
}
Assessment of the functions of the orbitofrontal cortex and ventromedial prefrontal cortex has proven to be a unique challenge for neuropsychologists. Orbitomedial damage occurs in a range of disorders including traumatic brain injury, ruptured aneurysms, surgical resection, and frontotemporal dementia. We review the effects of orbitomedial damage on a range of neuropsychological tasks, including tasks measuring object alternation and reversal learning, decision-making (gambling), facial… CONTINUE READING

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