Frontal lobe Describe the location of the frontal lobe: Frontal lobe can be divided into: Frontal lobe MAIN FUNCTIONS The frontal lobe is the frontmost region of the cerebral cortex right under the forehead 1. The prefrontal cortex 1. Motor functions. Which is responsible for: Personality expression and the planning of complex cognitive behaviors. 2. Higher order functions, conscious thought. 2. The premotor and motor areas 3. Planning and problem solving. Which controls: The execution of voluntary muscle movement. 4. Concentration and attention span 5. Reasoning, forward and critical thinking. 6. Judgement. 7. Impulse control. 8. Memory for habits and motor activities. 9. Emotional response and empathy. 10. Expressive language and meaning.