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Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment  

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala, Simon R. Cox, Alessandra Girardi, and Matthew H. Iveson

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191799327
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199669523
Several tests are used in clinical practice and research to assess the functions subsumed by the frontal lobes of the brain. Improvements in anatomical localization through neuroimaging ... More
Abstraction

Abstraction  

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala, Simon R. Cox, Alessandra Girardi, and Matthew H. Iveson

in Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191799327
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199669523
The frontal tests available in the literature for assessment of abstraction abilities are discussed. For each test, the evidence for localization of abstraction processes within the various ... More
Mental flexibility

Mental flexibility  

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala, Simon R. Cox, Alessandra Girardi, and Matthew H. Iveson

in Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191799327
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199669523
Frontal tests purported to tap mental flexibility are described. The tests are discussed in relation to the evidence for localization of mental flexibility processes within frontal ... More
Emotional processing

Emotional processing  

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala, Simon R. Cox, Alessandra Girardi, and Matthew H. Iveson

in Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191799327
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0008
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199669523
Tests assessing emotional processing are described and evidence for localization of emotional processes within frontal subregions is discussed. The evidence comes from studies of patients ... More
Initiation and inhibition

Initiation and inhibition  

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala, Simon R. Cox, Alessandra Girardi, and Matthew H. Iveson

in Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191799327
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199669523
Two types of frontal tests are available in the literature: those that assess initiation and those that assess inhibition. For each test, the evidence for localization of these processes ... More
Multi-tasking

Multi-tasking  

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala, Simon R. Cox, Alessandra Girardi, and Matthew H. Iveson

in Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191799327
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199669523
Localization of the processes associated with the Multiple Errands Task and the Six Elements Task are discussed. Evidence includes the findings from patient and lesion studies as well as ... More
Working memory

Working memory  

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala, Simon R. Cox, Alessandra Girardi, and Matthew H. Iveson

in Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191799327
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0007
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199669523
Frontal tests devised to tap working memory processes are described. Evidence from studies involving patient and neuroimaging data for localization of working memory processes within the ... More
Problem-solving and judgment

Problem-solving and judgment  

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala, Simon R. Cox, Alessandra Girardi, and Matthew H. Iveson

in Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191799327
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199669523
The findings from studies involving neuropsychological patients and neuroimaging of healthy individuals are discussed as evidence of frontal localization of problem-solving and judgment ... More
Theory of mind

Theory of mind  

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala, Simon R. Cox, Alessandra Girardi, and Matthew H. Iveson

in Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191799327
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0010
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199669523
Tasks devised to assess theory of mind abilities are considered. The findings from neuropsychological and neuroimaging studies are discussed as evidence for localization of theory of mind ... More
Social decision-making

Social decision-making  

Sarah E. MacPherson, Sergio Della Sala, Simon R. Cox, Alessandra Girardi, and Matthew H. Iveson

in Handbook of Frontal Lobe Assessment

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191799327
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0009
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199669523
Tests to assess social decision-making are discussed in relation to localization of social decision-making processes within frontal subregions. The findings from patient and lesion studies ... More

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