Executive Control and the Frontal Lobe: Current Issues by Werner X. SchneiderExecutive Control and the Frontal Lobe: Current Issues by Werner X. Schneider

Executive Control and the Frontal Lobe: Current Issues

EditorWerner X. Schneider, Adrian M. Owen, John Duncan

Paperback | February 12, 2012

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While the importance of the prefrontal cortex for "higher-order" cognitive functions is largely undisputed, no consensus has been reached regarding precise specifications of these functions. For example, although some degree of regional specialization within the frontal lobe seems inevitable, by and large, most attempts to map specific cognitive functions onto neuroanatomical and/or cytoarchitectonic subdivisions have been disappointing. Although a high degree of functional specialization probably exists within the frontal cortex, it seems increasingly likely that the structural organization of this system does not relate, in any straightforward way, to contemporary models of cognition.
Title:Executive Control and the Frontal Lobe: Current IssuesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 10.91 × 8.27 × 0.03 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Executive control and the frontal lobe: current issues.-Prefrontal cortical contributions to working memory: evidence from event-related fMRI studies.-Object working memory and visuospatial processing: functional neuroanatomy analyzed by event-related fMRI.-Segregation of working memory functions within the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex.-The role of the lateral frontal cortex in mnemonic processing: the contributions of functional neuroimaging.-The role of the mid-dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in working memory.-Functional connectivity of the anterior cingulate cortex within the human frontal lobe: a brain-mapping meta-analysis.-Executive frontal functions.-Control of action as mediated by the human frontal lobe.-One more cup of coffee for the road: object-action assemblies, response blocking and response capture after frontal lobe damage.-And other contributions