The frontal lobes and the regulation of mental activity.

  title={The frontal lobes and the regulation of mental activity.},
  author={Sharon L. Thompson-Schill and Marina Bedny and Robert F. Goldberg},
  journal={Current opinion in neurobiology},
  volume={15 2},
Results of neuroimaging and neuropsychological studies of frontal lobe function have been interpreted by some as evidence for specialized modules that are localized to distinct regions of frontal cortex, and that differ in both content and process from those in neighboring regions. These descriptions stand in stark contrast to the many domain-general theoretical accounts of the regulatory role of the frontal lobes in cognition. Recent attempts to understand how general regulatory mechanisms… CONTINUE READING

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