frontal lobe

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  • noun

Synonyms for frontal lobe

that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead

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1],[2],[4],[5] The frontal lobe cortex is a key brain region that contains the pivotal components of the central executive control network.
Where the man's right frontal lobe should have been appeared to be merely just a blank void.
6) and 40 participants were medically documented patients of frontal lobe injury of mild (20) to moderate (20) severity.
KEY WORDS: Prefrontal cortical functioning; Cognition; Empathy; Executive functions; Frontal lobe epilepsy.
Further histological studies of the cingulate cortex, a portion of the brains frontal lobe, show that Arc neurons migrate outward from the ventricles into the cortex primarily within the first three months of life, where they differentiate into multiple different subtypes of inhibitory neurons.
The frontal lobe is associated with higher mental functions such as motivation, planning, social behavior, and speech production.
As a result of this assault on our frontal lobes, thinking will also deteriorate (a la Pinky vs.
Furthermore, it has been observed that this fasciculus has two branches: (1) a superficial and dorsal branch, which connects the frontal lobe with the superior parietal lobe and the posterior portion of the superior and middle occipital gyri; and (2) a deep and ventral branch, which connects the frontal lobe with the posterior portion of the inferior occipital gyrus and the posterior temporo-basal area.
The mean distortion score of MRI at nine 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.
12] Overall, most imaging study results suggest abnormal intra-hemispheric white matter (WM) structures in persons with SZ, particularly in the frontal lobe.
A set of frontal lobe neurons activated another set of neurons located in a subsection of the amygdala, the brain's fear-processing center.
Associated injuries included left frontal lobe injury, anterior and posterior table fractures of the left frontal sinus, and a comminuted left zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture.
The doctor, who was discussing something totally unconnected to the voting age, revealed that the frontal lobe part of the brain dose not reach maturity in humans until the late 20s.
On scanning the brains with the help of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), researchers found that people with disrupted sleep had less frontal lobe gray matter than the others.
The frontal lobe, according to UW-Madison psychology professor Seth Pollak, is one of the last parts of the brain to develop and is used to control our attention and regulate our behavior.