~frontal lobe - Callie Chatterton

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Facts Located directly behind the forehead Most frequently injured Largest portion of the brain 1/3 of cortical area of cerebral hemisphere Connected to many other portions of the brain
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Frontal Lobe
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Functions Frontal lobe is critical in executive roles Goal-setting Completion of purposeful activities Planning Also plays important role in social behavior Inhibition Judgment/insight Attention
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Phineas Gage Foreman of a track construction gang Responsible and well-liked by his crew Building a railroad through Vermont’s Green Mts. Frontal lobe damage 13.25 lb, 3.5 ft. tamping iron penetrates brain Passes from behind the left eye through the top of the head carrying away a substantial part of the frontal lobe
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Phineas Gage
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No immediate problems after incident Phineas Gage supposedly never lost consciousness and was up and discussing the accident soon after it happened Did eventually develop a wound infection but recovered quickly and was soon deemed physically able to return to work “Gage is no longer Gage” Before the accident he was responsible, caring, and well- behaved in a social setting. After the accident he became erratic, profane, and
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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