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(p. 41) Initiation and inhibition 

(p. 41) Initiation and inhibition
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(p. 41) Initiation and inhibition
Author(s):

Sarah E. MacPherson

, Sergio Della Sala

, Simon R. Cox

, Alessandra Girardi

, and Matthew H. Iveson

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0003
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date: 21 November 2019

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 within the various frontal subregions is considered, including the findings from patient and lesion studies as well as neuroimaging studies. Age effects on tests tapping initiation and inhibition are also discussed.

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