split-brain individual : one whose corpus callosum has been severed, halting communication between the right and left hemispheres.
The anteriormost region of the frontal lobe.
nonfluent aphasia (Broca's aphasia)
An impairment in speech production; related to damage in Broca's area
A syndrome in which the patient ignores objects
presented to one side of the body and may even deny connection with that side.
Weakness of one side of the body.
A region on the inferior surface of the cortex, at
the junction of temporal and occipital lobes.
The final stage of birdsong formation, in which
fully formed adult song is achieved.
A neural and cognitive system that helps develop
plans of action and organizes the activities of other high-level
This has been associated with recognition of faces.
embryonic stem cell
A cell, derived from an embryo, that has the
capacity to form any type of tissue that a donor might produce.
lesion in prefrontal cortex
This would affect empathy and results in asocial and
emotional decision making
The prefrontal cortex is involved in
These involve emotions that can interfere with moral reasoning.