The contributions of lesion laterality and lesion volume to decision-making impairment following frontal lobe damage

@article{Clark2003TheCO,
  title={The contributions of lesion laterality and lesion volume to decision-making impairment following frontal lobe damage},
  author={Luke Clark and Facundo Manes and Nagui M. Antoun and Barbara Jacquelyn Sahakian and Trevor William Robbins},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2003},
  volume={41},
  pages={1474-1483}
}

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