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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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Results of present study reflected that cognitive deficits like memory deficits, language problems, trouble in concentrating and difficulty in planning are the major consequences of traumatic frontal lobe injury.
Frontal lobe epilepsy (FLE) is characterized by frequent seizures of the frontal lobe.
Imbalanced excitation and inhibition particularly in circuits of the frontal lobe of the brain, which are involved in executive control have been implicated in many neurological disorders, from autism to schizophrenia.
The orbitofrontal cortex of the frontal lobe mediates response inhibition, impulse control, social behavior, emotional regulation and generalized arousal through limbic nuclei, the dorsal medial nuclei of the thalamus, and reticular formation.
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.
Some of these differences were statistically significant: the overall inter-hemispheric CPL (LInter-H) and the overall left and right intra-hemispheric CPL (LIntra-H) were significantly longer in the patient group than in the control group; the subnetwork inter-hemispheric CPLs for the left and right frontal lobes (LInter-F), temporal lobes (LInter-T), and subcortical structures (LInter-S) were significantly longer in patients than controls; and the subnetwork right intra-hemispheric CPL for the frontal lobe (LIntra-F) was significantly longer in patients than in controls.
Perhaps the people calling for this change have hidden agendas or not fully formed frontal lobes.
It has been thought that frontal lobe expansion was particularly crucial to the development of modern human behaviour, thought and language, and that it is our bulging frontal lobes that truly make us human.
of Texas at Dallas) and Kirkland, the public relations director for the Center for BrainHealth, help general readers increase and maximize their brainpower by keeping their frontal lobe fit.
For both HD andAD subjects, the basal ganglia FDRI increase was not a generalized phenomenon, as frontal lobe white matter FDRI levels were decreased in HD (p = 0.