Unformatted text preview: morning to find, much to his dismay, that he no longer can catch a baseball with his right arm. You are willing to bet that you will find brain damage in the Left Frontal lobe. Case 4: A 78 year old man has suffered a recent stroke and finds that although he understands what others say to him, his speech pattern is laborious and halting. You quickly diagnose the problem as a lesion in the Left Frontal lobe in Bracha’s Area . Case 5: John comes to you with complaints that he can not regulate his emotions. You feel you will find damage in either the Amygdala or the Hypothalamus . Case 6: A 5 year old little boy steps on a tack with his left foot and cries out in pain. The Right Parieta l lobe would receive this input. Case 7: Lilly has suffered a stroke and can not make any new memories. Her stroke might have damaged the Hippocampus or the Thalamus ....
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, brain damage, temporal lobe, left frontal lobe