MBB higher perceptual functions
|split-brain individual||split-brain individual : one whose corpus callosum has been severed, halting communication between the right and left hemispheres.|
|prefrontal cortex||The anteriormost region of the frontal lobe.|
|nonfluent aphasia (Broca's aphasia)||An impairment in speech production; related to damage in Broca's area|
|hemispatial neglect|| A syndrome in which the patient ignores objects|
presented to one side of the body and may even deny connection with that side.
|hemiparesis||Weakness of one side of the body.|
|fusiform gyrus|| A region on the inferior surface of the cortex, at|
the junction of temporal and occipital lobes.
|crystallization|| The final stage of birdsong formation, in which|
fully formed adult song is achieved.
|executive function|| 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.||fusiform gyrus|
|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|
|Moral dilemmas||These involve emotions that can interfere with moral reasoning.|