Principles of Frontal Lobe Function by Donald T. Stuss

Principles of Frontal Lobe Function

EditorDonald T. Stuss, Robert T. Knight

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Principles of Frontal Lobe Function provides a comprehensive review of historical and current research on the functions of the frontal lobes and frontal systems of the brain. The content covers frontal lobe functions from birth to old age, from biochemistry and anatomy to rehabilitation, fromnormal to disrupted function. Two introductory chapters guide, in different ways, reading of subsequent chapters. Following are a number of chapters dealing with basic science- neuroanatomy and neurochemistry. The various theoretical positions proposed reflect the diversity of approaches to thesame fundamental question about the role of the frontal lobes. Some chapters deal with broad, salient issues such as functional heterogeneity versus homogeneity, while others narrow their focus on specific functions like motor control, language, memory and attention, executive functioning, andemotional and social behavior. The book concludes with chapters on applied clinical research such as frontal lobe pathology in neurological diseases and disorders, stroke, and traumatic brain injury, as well as strategies for neurorehabilitation. This book is intended to be a standard referencework on the frontal lobes for researchers, clinicians, and students in the fields of neurology, neuroscience, psychiatry, psychology, and health care.

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Donald T. Stuss is at University of Toronto. Robert Knight is at University of California.
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Title:Principles of Frontal Lobe FunctionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:640 pages, 7.2 × 10.12 × 1.42 inPublished:July 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Foreword by Marcus E. Raichle1. D. Stuss, R. Knight: Introduction2. M. Mesulam: The Human Frontal Lobes: Transcending the Default Mode through Contingent Encoding3. M. Petrides, D. Pandya: Association Pathways of the Prefrontal Cortex and Function in Human and Animals4. A. Arnsten: Neurochemical Modulation of Prefontal Cortical and Function in Humans and Animals5. P. Goldman-Rakic, H. Leung: Functional Architecture of the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex in Monkeys and Humans6. J. Fuster: Physiology of Executive Functions: The Perception-Action Cycle7. The Theatre of the Mind: Physiological Studies of the Human Frontal LobeshT. Picton, C. Alain, and A. McIntosh8. H. Gemba: Motor Programming for Hand and Vocalizing Movements9. R. Rafal: Cortical Control of Visuomotor Reflexes10. Disorders of Language After Frontal Lobe Injury: Evidence for the Neural Mechanisms of Assembling Language, M. Alexander11. The Organization of Working Memory Function in Lateral Prefrontal Cortex: Evidence from Event-related Functional MRI, M. D'Esposito, B. Postle12. M. Moscovitch, G. Winocur: The Frontal Cortex and Working with Memory13. Memory Retieval and Exevutive Control Processes, A. Shiamura14. R. Passingham, J. Rowe: Dorsal Prefrontal Cortex: Maintenance in Memory or Attentional Selection?15. J. Jonides, D. Badre, C. Curtis, S. Thompaon-Schill, E. Smith: Mechanism of Conflict Resolution in Prefrontal Cortex16. Fractionating the Central ExecutionA. Baddeley17. T. Shallice: Fractionation of the Supervisory System18. J. Duncan, E. Miller: Cognitive Focus through Adaptive Neural Coding in the Primate Frontal Cortex19. J. Grafman: The Structured Even Complex and the Human Prefrontal Cortex20. E. Tulving: Chronesthesia: Conscious Awarenes of Subjective Time21. M. Watanabe: Integration Across Multiple Cognitive and Motivational Domains in Monkey Prefrontal Cortex22. D. Tranel: Emotion, Decision Making, and the Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex23. E. Rolls: The Functions of the Orbitofrontal Cortex24. H. Mayberg: Mapping Mood: An Evolving Emphasis on Frontal-Limbic Interactions25. D. Stuss, M. Alexander, D. Floden, M. Binns, B. Levine, A. McIntosh, N. Rajah, S. Hevenor: Fractionation and Localization of Distinct Frontal Lobe Processes: Evidence from Focal Lesions in Humans.26. J. Saint-Cyr, Y. Bronstein, J. Cummings: Neurobehavioral Consequences of Neurosurgical Treatments and Focal Lesions of Frontal-Subcortical Circuits27. T. Braver, J. Cohen, D. Barch: The ROle of Prefrontal Cortex in Normal and Disordered Cognitive Control: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective28. B. Levine, D. Katz, L. Dade, S. Black(BL, LD, SB: University of Toronto, DK: Boston University School of Medicine): Novel Approaches to Assessment of Frontal Damage and Executive Deficits in Traumatic Brain Injury29. Adele Diamond (University of Massachusetts Medical School): Normal Development of Prefrontal Cortex, from Birth to Young Adulthood: Cognitive FUnctions, Anatomy and Biochemistry30. Vicki Anderson, Harvey S. Levin, Rani Jacobs (VA, RJ: University of Melbourne; HL: Baylor College of Medicine): Executive Functions Following Frontal Lobe Injury: A Developmental Perspective31. Fergus I.M. Craik, Cheryl L. Grady(University of Toronto, both): Aging, Memory, and Frontal Lobe Functioning32. Bryan Kolb, Robbin Gibb(University of Lethbridge, Canada, both): Frontal Lobe Plasticity and Behavior33. Paul W. Burgess, Ian H. Robertson(PB: University of College London; IR: Trinity College, Dublin): Principles of the Rehabilitation of Frontal Lobe Function34. Robert T. Knight, Donald T. Stuss: Prefrontal Cortex: The Present and the Future

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"of utmost interest for neuroscientists, clinicians, psychologists and all who are interested and working in this exciting field of neurosciences. From this extraordinary book the reviewer has learned a lot about the anatomy, functions and dysfunctions of the frontal lobes andfronto-subcortical systems."--European Journal of Neurology, Vol. 10, Issue 1