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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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He added that the results did not reveal a significant relationship between enhanced neuronal activation and the increase in the number of driving errors, most likely because the near infrared spectroscopy measurements were recorded from a single site, the prefrontal lobe.
The first medically recorded evidence that a prefrontal lobe dysfunction can create a predisposition to violent behavior was noted on Sept.
The spot in the brain called the left prefrontal lobe plays a major role in foresight, planning and self control.
For example, lead's ability to impair function of the prefrontal lobe, where impulsivity is regulated, may be a factor, Needleman says.
In particular, frontal lobe and prefrontal lobe dysfunction have been suggested (Hynd et al.
Schizophrenia patients and their unaffected relatives have smaller volumes of prefrontal lobe gray matter, a new report suggests.
The first Buddhist studied showed more left prefrontal lobe activity than anyone Davidson had measured before.
Neural deficits are attributable to disease processes that affect the olfactory bulb, olfactory tract, or the central olfactory pathway, including the prefrontal lobe, septal nuclei, amygdala, and temporal lobe.
Our study offers neurobiological insights into the remarkable capacity of humans to discover the conceptual structure of their visual experiences, and reveals how so-called 'memory' regions like the hippocampus team up with "decision modules" in the prefrontal lobe to put this information to use," concludes Dr.
Their study involved patients with lesions in the prefrontal lobe, including patients with and without confabulation, and healthy individuals.
In studies that have evaluated risk in people with bipolar disorder with and without cannabis use disorder, those who use cannabis have an earlier age of onset of bipolar disorder and earlier age at first hospitalization for bipolar disorder; in one study, adolescents with bipolar disorder and cannabis use disorder had more abnormalities in the prefrontal lobes and temporal and subcortical structures, than those with bipolar disorder only (J.