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frontal lobe

[¦frənt·əl ¦lōb]
(neuroscience)
The anterior portion of a cerebral hemisphere, bounded behind by the central sulcus and below by the lateral cerebral sulcus.
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The doctor, who was discussing something totally unconnected to the voting age, revealed that the frontal lobe part of the brain dose not reach maturity in humans until the late 20s.
The latter compensatory therapies include stimulants as well as non-pharmacological methods such as bio-feedback and even a new and unique treatment that was presented on May 20 at the APA 2013 meeting involving trigeminal stimulation to enhance frontal lobe and concentration functioning in ADHD.
The study, which is said to be the most accurate and conclusive of its kind, concludes the size of our frontal lobes cannot solely account for humans' superior cognitive abilities.
Lead author Professor Robert Barton, from Durham's department of anthropology, said: "Probably the most widespread assumption about how the human brain evolved is that size increase was concentrated in the frontal lobes.
Research into the comparative size of the frontal lobes in humans and other species has determined that they are not -- as previously thought -- disproportionately enlarged relative to other areas of the brain, according to the most accurate and conclusive study of this area of the brain.
The cancer in the brain's frontal lobes regulates "soft intelligence," such as the ability to see right from wrong.
The frontal lobes are the largest part of the human brain, and thought to be the part that expanded most during human evolution.
This makes a lot of sense, because the frontal lobes are responsible for working memory function," Dr.
5) Most importantly, frontal lobes to supervise use of the above.
But really, it's a giant, annoying dinosaur with a voice that rattles dangerously around your frontal lobes.
What role do the frontal lobes play in the development of self-representation, or in autobiographical memory?
In a study of 44 healthy adolescents, the teenagers who played violent video games demonstrated less activation in the frontal lobes associated with inhibition, concentration, and self-control, and more activation in the amygdala, which governs emotional arousal, Dr.