Planning and problem solving skills following focal frontal brain lesions in childhood: analysis using the Tower of London.

@article{Jacobs2002PlanningAP,
  title={Planning and problem solving skills following focal frontal brain lesions in childhood: analysis using the Tower of London.},
  author={Rani K Jacobs and Vicki Anderson},
  journal={Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence},
  year={2002},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={93-106}
}
Problem solving skills were investigated in children with focal lesions using the Tower of London test (TOL; Shallice, 1982). The scoring procedure was elaborated from previous studies to delineate separate processes contributing to overall performance in children. Thirty-one children with focal frontal pathology, 18 children with focal pathology in other brain regions (extra-frontal), 17 children with generalized pathology and 38 healthy children participated in the study. Results suggest a… CONTINUE READING

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