Flashcards in 1.106 Cognitive function Deck (8)
What is cognitive thinking?
• Speak, Write
What is a mini mental state exam?
• Appearance and general behaviour (vs. normal behaviour)
• Talk and content of thought
What would an infraction of the ACA result in?
Feeds medial surface of frontal and parietal lobe
Weakness of opposite leg and shoulder
What would an infarction of the PCA result in?
Feeds occipital lobe, temporal lobe, thalamus and hippocampus
Achromotapsia, Akinetopsia, Memory
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
What is blindsight?
A person can judge orientation, colour of lines of objects he can't see - without activation of primary visual cortex
What is visual object agnosia?
Inability to recognise objects by vision, with preserved ability to recognise them by other senses