Flashcards in Neuroanatomy, Function and Hemisphericity Deck (14)
A hyperactive immune system (allergies, autoimmunity) means what hemisphere is over-dominant?
Hearing and smelling things that are not there mean which hemisphere is over-dominant?
Tics and outbursts are associated with which hemisphere being over-dominant?
Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex (DLPFC) is associated with which lobe?
Orbitofrontal Cortex (OFC) is associated with which lobe?
Word reading is a _______ brain skill
Reading comprehension is a ________ brain skill
stages of evolutionary development
What are the parts of the Triune brain?
Reptilian Brain Archeocortex
Mammalian Brain Paleocortex
Primate Brain Neocortex
What are the signs/symptoms of parietal lobe impairment?
inability to attend to more than one object at a time, anomia, agraphia, alexia, difficulty drawing objects, difficulty distinguishing L from R, dyscalculia, apraxia, inability to focus visual attention, difficulty w/eye-hand coordination
What are the signs/symptoms of frontal lobe impairment?
paralysis, inability to sequence (for multi-step tasks), low of spontaneity in interacting, loss of flexibility in thinking, perseveration, trouble attending, emotionally labile, changes in social behavior, changes in personality, difficulty with problem solving, Broca's aphasia
What are the signs/symptoms of occipital lobe impairment?
visual field cuts (deficit in vision), difficulty locating objects in environment, color agnosia, hallucinations, visual illusions or inaccurately seeing objects, word blindness or inability to recognize words, difficulty recognizing drawn objects, movement agnosia, difficulty reading/writing