What will happen if there is a damage in the frontal lobe of a cerebral hemisphere? Note:
Given the wide range of functions which the frontal lobe carries out (some of which include working memory, decision making and problem solving) it would be very difficult to say what would happen in the case of general frontal lobe damage. [ Often times, in studies that investigate patients with frontal lobe damage, the individuals have very specific damage or lesions, which, depending on the frontal region that was damaged, can result in various types of impairment. Frontal lobe injuries have resulted in impairments in executive functions, as well as personality changes (Phineas Gage is a commonly cited example) and deficits in social cognitive abilities, which involves interacting with others.
What functions specifically are affected by the "left" frontal lobe ??
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Damage to this vital lobe can cause impairments in judgment, attention span and organizational ability, as well as a loss of motivation. In addition, the frontal lobes are charged with the task of regulating mood and emotions. [ Consequently, when they are compromised, a patient may become impulsive, act rashly, and adopt risky behaviors such as substance abuse. ] Expert answered|may100|Points 304|
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