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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 mean distortion score of MRI at 9 different sections of head and neck including tongue, body of mandible, hard palate, orbits/globes, nasopharynx, pituitary gland, frontal lobe, temporal lobe and brain stem with Dantauram metallic orthodontic brackets on the teeth was noted.
[35] However, our analysis of intra-subnetwork integration found that the reduced regional integration (i.e., the longer CPL)--though present in all subnetworks--was most prominent in the right frontal lobe. This result is consistent with previous imaging studies, which reported disruptions of tracts in the cingulo-opercular network in patients with schizophrenia.
[24] found notable slowing of TMT-B in patients with frontal lobe damage, but they concluded error analysis providing a more useful method to differentiate between frontal and posterior brain damage because all patients committing two or more TMT-B errors had frontal lesions.
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.
Impaired self-awareness has roots in frontal lobe injury, but may mimic a psychological reaction called denial.
We know it's not cool (there's that frontal lobe thing again) and it may be a battle getting them to wear it, but think about this: Would you prefer to battle over safety equipment with the person living under your roof or with an insurance company over the medical equipment your child could need after a brain injury?
In these situations, the frontal lobe executive function and working memory are used to make the most accurate rational choices using all available pertinent information to make decisions in the present.
A cerebellar tonsillar herniation and soft, easily breakable frontal lobes were found.
Researchers using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) have found that adolescents with early-onset schizophrenia show abnormalities in the white matter of the frontal lobe of the brain.
Marie examined Tans brain and argued that the lesion was not limited to the frontal lobe, but also involved the parietotemporal region.
Exact calculations lit up the subjects' left frontal lobe, the brain area active in verbal memory tasks, while estimation activated the parietal lobe of the brain, an area associated with visual and spatial relationships.