Planning and problem solving: From neuropsychology to functional neuroimaging

  title={Planning and problem solving: From neuropsychology to functional neuroimaging},
  author={J. Unterrainer and A. Owen},
  journal={Journal of Physiology-Paris},
  • J. Unterrainer, A. Owen
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Physiology-Paris
  • This article provides an overview of recent research on human planning and problem solving. As an introduction, these two cognitive domains will be described and discussed from the perspective of experimental and cognitive psychology. The following sections will focus on the role of the prefrontal cortex in planning and problem solving and on disorders of these functions in patients with frontal-lobe lesions. Specific emphasis will be placed on the Tower of London task, a well established and… CONTINUE READING
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