By Bruce L. Miller, Jeffrey L. Cummings
Now in a revised and improved moment variation, this authoritative paintings synthesizes the quickly transforming into wisdom base at the human frontal lobes and their principal function in habit, cognition, health and wellbeing, and ailment. prime members deal with neuroanatomy, neurochemistry, and common neuropsychological functioning, and describe the character and results of frontal lobe disorder in particular neurological and psychiatric stipulations. moment version good points contain a brand new part on structural and sensible neuroimaging and considerably extended assurance of frontotemporal dementia and comparable issues. different new themes contain self-consciousness, competence, and character; new checking out techniques; bipolar sickness; and adult-onset genetic problems of the frontal lobes. The publication is illustrated with approximately a hundred figures.
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Knight, R. T. (1996). Impaired retrieval from remote memory in patients with frontal lobe damage. Neuropsychology, 10, 32–41. Miller, B. , Cummings, J. , Read, S. , & Mishkin, F. (2000). Functional correlates of musical and visual ability in frontotemporal dementia. British Journal of Psychiatry, 176, 458–463. Miller, B. , Benson, D. , Cummings, J. , & Miller, M. H. (1997). Agressive, socially, disruptive and antisocial behavior associated with frontotemporal dementia. British Journal of Psychiatry, 170, 150–155.
Miller FRONTAL LOBE FUNCTIONS The human frontal lobes mediate the behaviors that most distinguish man from animals. Even higher nonhuman primates lack the empathy, regret, sarcasm, social awareness, planning, and judgment characteristic of human behavior. These frontally mediated behaviors define the highest level of human culture and achievement. Frontal executive functions are also among the most vulnerable of all human capabilities and are compromised by a variety of neurological illnesses, including stroke, demyelinating disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, traumatic brain injury, and neoplasms.
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