Lecture 5 Notes - -No constrains lets them think outside of...

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a. As tasks get harder, more and more anterior portions are used b. High and low filtering task – words have either high filtering stimulus (you can think of many things to do with it) or low filtering, and people with dlPFC – dorsal lateral prefrontal cortex - damage can’t come up with many c. Rule following, capture, and perseveration - Wisconsin Card Sorting Test - Card matching game with many attributes, tester just tells the patient if they are correct or incorrect - Rules change and patients aren’t told - Patients with dlPFC damage can’t change and adapt to the new rules d. Inhibition - Small beep (auditory) - Parietal damage, no difference - Temporoparietal damage, less response for people with lesion (this part is the auditory part) - Frontal damage, more response for people with lesion, loss of inhibition when frontal lobe is injured e. Are prefrontal patients better at some tasks? - Move one matchstick to solve the problem
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Unformatted text preview: -No constrains, lets them think outside of the box 1. Frontal lobe and memory a. Monkeys with prefrontal lesions-Experimenter puts food under one of two things, monkey can’t remember it-Better when there is a cue like a pattern on the cards covering the food b. Recency memory – temporal memory-No problem remembering what they saw-Problem remembering when in the order they saw it c. Source memory – forgot where you learned something-Study of patients with prefrontal lesions, taught patients a bunch of facts-Later asked them where they learned facts-Patients either misattributed the source or added new facts and said they learned those new facts from the scientists as well d. Baddeley’s Working Memory Model-Working memory – remembering something for just a bit until you use it and can forgot it (a URL or a phone number)...
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