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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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From the other 5 rats in the group, the hippocampus and frontal lobe were harvested for the oxidative stress assays, ELISA test, and Western blotting technique.
On the other hand, GS originating from the foci of the frontal lobe are infrequently seen.
[sup][2] The frontal lobe is the largest lobe of the brain housing the motor cortex, supplementary motor area, the center for lateral gaze, and the language center.
The main connectivity revealed by the extent and intensity of the principal clusters with expressive areas makes evident that BA46 basically participates in a language production system, which also includes BA44, BA45, BA47, and BA6 in the left frontal lobe. This system could be referred as the "frontal language production system", or simply, the "Broca's system" and in the current study it presents very small co activation with other brain areas.
The connectivity of the left-right inter-subnetworks was reduced in schizophrenia in all brain regions assessed, but it was most evident in the frontal lobes, temporal lobes, and subcortical structures.
Halstead, Brain and Intelligence: A Quantitative Study of the Frontal Lobes, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Ill, USA, 1947.
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.
Washington, August 22 ( ANI ): By examining patients with lesions in the brain, researchers have been able to see exactly which parts of the frontal lobes are critical for tasks like behavioural control and decision-making.
Fish consumption improved brain volume in the frontal lobes, temporal lobes (including the hippocampus), and posterior cingulate gyrus, as shown on high-resolution, three-dimensional volumetric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Fish consumption improved brain volume in the frontal lobes, temporal lobes (including the hippocampus) and posterior cingulate gyrus, as shown on high-resolution, three-dimensional volumetric magnetic resonance imaging.