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Brain lesions

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lilyo's version from 2016-06-10 17:50

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Question Answer
Frontal lobe functionexecutive function and personality
Left-sided frontal lobe lesionapathy and depression
Right-sided frontal lobe lesiondisinhibited behavior
Parietal lobe damagedifficulty with spatial and visual perception
Non-dominant parietal lobe lesionhemi-neglect, constructional apraxia, denial of the problem
Dominant parietal lobe lesionright-left confusion and difficulty with writing and math
Temporal lobe injurydisturbance in language, sensory interpretation, impaired memory
Nondominant temporal lobe lesionaffects nonverbal memory, including musical ability
Dominant temporal lobe lesionaffects verbal memory, such as word recognition
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