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Editors: Andrea E. Cavanna (Department of Neuropsychiatry, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom)
Book Description:
The frontal lobes, which constitute about one-third of the entire cerebral cortex, have long fascinated scientific explorers of human behavior. There are multiple reasons for this: the frontal lobes are the most recently evolved parts of the brain of Homo sapiens and can be viewed as the executive centre of the entire nervous system, subserving the key function of goal-oriented behavior and reconciling internal emotional states with the demands of the external environment. This book presents some of the latest research on the structure and functional role of the frontal lobes, as revealed by both physiological and pathological studies. This timely and comprehensive volume exemplifies that only a truly multidisciplinary and collaborative effort from the allied disciplines of neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropathology, neuroimaging, neuropsychology and neuropsychiatry will result in a better understanding of the wide-reaching implications of frontal lobe dysfunction. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Preface pp. i-viii

Chapter 1. The Multifaceted Impact of Frontal Lobe Lesions on Behaviour: Lessons from History
(Abrar Alqayem, Andrea E. Cavanna)pp. 1-8

Chapter 2. Evolution of Christfried Jakob’s Views on the Frontal Lobe, 1890–1949
(Zoe D. Theodoridou, Lazaros C. Triarhou)pp. 9-22

Chapter 3. The Development of the Frontal Lobes in Infancy and Childhood: Asymmetry and the Nature of Temperament and Affect
(Gerry Leisman, Robert Melillo)pp. 23-56

Chapter 4. A Toxicological Model of Frontal Lobe Injury: Childhood Lead Exposure
(Kim M. Cecil, Travis Beckwith)pp. 57-78

Chapter 5. The Subgenual Prefrontal Cortex: Functional Anatomy and Behavioural Correlates
(Andrea E. Cavanna, Andrea Nani)pp. 79-90

Chapter 6. Executive Functioning Questionnaires: A Critical Review of Factor Analytic Studies
(Keith R. Laws, Joerg Schulz)pp. 91-124

Chapter 7. Assessing the Neuropsychological Effects of Frontal Lobe Damage
(Raj Bhatoa, Andrea E. Cavanna pp. 125-134

Chapter 8. Anatomy of Cortico-Striato-Thalamo-Cortical Circuits: Evolution of the Concept and Current Status
(Ian J. Mitchell, Hugh Rickards)pp. 135-144

Chapter 9. Are Cortico-Striato-Thalamo-Cortical Circuits a Useful Model for Understanding Neuropsychiatric Disorders?
(Hugh Rickards, Andrea E. Cavanna)pp. 145-156

Chapter 10.
The Role of the Frontal Lobes in Social Cognition
(Suvanthi Subbarayan, Clare M. Eddy, Andrea E. Cavanna)pp. 157-164

Chapter 11. The Neural Correlates of Deception and Lying
(Matthew Neal, Andrea E. Cavanna)pp. 165-172

Chapter 12. Biological Evidence for Individual Differences in the Ability to Control Immediate Impulses in Favour of Longer-Term Goals: Conscientiousness as a Personality Trait
(James Mitchell, Andrea E. Cavanna)pp. 173-182

Chapter 13. The Role of the Right Prefrontal Lobe in Capgras Syndrome
(James Mitchell, Andrea E. Cavanna)pp. 183-192

Chapter 14. Frontal Dysfunction in Intellectual Disability
(Jorge Muñoz-Ruata, Lourdes Martínez-Pérez, Elena Caro-Martínez, Marisé Borja-Tomé)pp. 193-234

Chapter 15. The Effects of Medical and Surgical Interventions on Quality of Life in Epilepsy: Focus on Frontal Lobe Epilepsy
(Fizzah Ali, Andrea E. Cavanna)pp. 235-248

Index pp. 249-264

      Neuroscience Research Progress
      Neuroanatomy Research at the Leading Edge
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2013- February
   Pages: 272, 7x10 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62081-727-8
   Status: AV
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