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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB65H3
Professor
Ted Petit
Semester
Fall

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PREFRONTAL AREAanterior portion of frontal loberegarded as related to intelligence historically bigger head means smarter1930s Jacobsen tested this area in monkeystraining them first then remove their prefrontal areamonkeys lost delayed response capabilities cant perform if there is a delay betweenproblem phase and solving phaseappear to lost shortterm memoryif leave the monkeys in the dark or give barbiturate they CAN solve delay problemsseems to be there is more emotionality rather than pure memory problemalso found that animals without prefrontal area have problems on alternationMonizpatient whose prefronal area removed was totally out of control20 patients were all survived from losing prefrontal area further 7 had recovered 7 had improvedFreemanWatts cut through anterior portion of brain18 developed seizures within 10 yearsbehavioural outcomes of prefronal area damageintelligence patients have normal IQ scorestrouble in changing behavioural strategies when the original one is inappropriately problem of alternationdissociation between motor and verbal behaviours can understand verbal info but cant actual
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