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This is involved in goal-directed behavior, includes process of working memory, judgement, planning, reasoning, divided attention and sequencing activity.
A. lateral prefrontal cortex
B. medial prefronal cortex.
C. ventral prefrontal cortex
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false beliefs despite evidence to the contrarydelusionssensory perceptions experienced without corresponding sensory stimulihallucinationscharacterized by persistent upsetting thoughts and the use of compulsive behavior in response to the obsessive thoughts. Decreased activity in dorsal, cognitive prefrontal areas with increased activity in ventral, emotion-related prefrontal striate circuits and amygdala activityOCDWhat area of the brain increases with sad moodarea 25Range of impaired social skills, restricted interests and repetitive behaviorsaustism spectrum disordersGroup of disorders consisting of disordered thinking, delusions, hallucinations, motivation, apathy and social withdrawl - executive function, planning, goal-orientation and behavioral inhibitionschizophreniaThis area of the brain is responsible for understanding communication, directing attention and comprehending space A. temporoparietal association B. wernicke's areaA temporoparietal associationlanguage comprehension occurs in what part of the brain A. brocca's B. wernicke'sWernicke's area________ provides instructions for language output A. brocca's B. wernicke'sA. Broca'sA language disorder affecting spoken language A. aphasia B. alexia C. agraphiaA. aphasiaA language disorder affecting comprehension of written language A. aphasia B. alexia C. agraphiaagraphiaThis is when language comprehension is impaired A. wernicke's aphasia B. broca's aphasiaA. wernicke'sThe ____ hemisphere provides instructions for producing nonverbal communication, including emotional gestures and intonation of speechright hemisphereThis lobe includes spatial coordinate system that is essential for constructing an image of one's own body and for planning movementsRight parietal lobethe tendency to behave as if one side of the body and or one side of space does not exist - usually affecting the left sideneglectPersonal neglect include what 3 things?unilateral lack of awareness of sensory stimuli, personal hygiene, movement of limbs,the lack of understanding spatial relationshipsspatial neglectneglect is more persistant and severe following what type of damage?right hemisphere damageThis typically specializes in understanding and producing language, including speech and writingleft hemisphereThis lobe controls motor function, initiation of activity, planning of nonverbal communication, goal-oriented behavior, judgement, interpretation of emotion, attention, flexibility in problem solving, social behavior and motivationFrontal lobeThis lobe Process somatosensation, direct attention and provide perceptual schemes that relate the partsthe body relative to the environment and the worldparietal lobeThis lobe processes vision, including spatial relationships of visual objects, analyze motion and color and control visual fixation.Occipital lobeThis lob eprocesses auditory information, classify sounds, and process emotion and memorytemporal lobe