The Effects of Frontal Lobe Damage on Everyday Problem Solving

@article{Dimitrov1996TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Frontal Lobe Damage on Everyday Problem Solving},
  author={Mariana Dimitrov and Jordan Grafman and Caroline Hollnagel},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={1996},
  volume={32},
  pages={357-366}
}
The prefrontal cortex plays an especially important role in human social-cognitive behavior. It has been difficult to quantify deficits in this domain in patients with frontal lobe lesions using standardized psychological instruments. We administered the Everyday Problem Solving Inventory (EPSI), which is composed of a range of scenarios depicting everyday social problems and their possible solutions, to a group of patients with frontal lobe lesions who were required to rate each of 4 possible… CONTINUE READING

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