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1

What is cognitive thinking?

• Navigate
• Speak, Write
• Plan
• Think
• Decide
Remember

2

What is a mini mental state exam?

• Appearance and general behaviour (vs. normal behaviour)
• Talk and content of thought
Cognitive function

3

What would an infraction of the ACA result in?

Feeds medial surface of frontal and parietal lobe
Weakness of opposite leg and shoulder

4

What would an infarction of the PCA result in?

Feeds occipital lobe, temporal lobe, thalamus and hippocampus
Achromotapsia, Akinetopsia, Memory

5

What would an infarction of MCA result in?

Feeds frontal lobe, lateral surface of temporal and parental lobe, internal capsule and putamen
Weakness in hand, arm and face,
Aphasia - language impaired
Neglect

6

What is blindsight?

A person can judge orientation, colour of lines of objects he can't see - without activation of primary visual cortex

7

What is visual object agnosia?

Inability to recognise objects by vision, with preserved ability to recognise them by other senses

8

What is prosopagnosia?

Prosopagnosia: inability to recognise faces (lower temporal lobe damage)