Frontal Lobe

Frontal Lobe: The part of each hemisphere of the brain located behind the forehead that serves to regulate and mediate the higher intellectual functions. The frontal lobes have intricate connections to other areas of the brain. In the frontal lobes, we meld emotions, cognition, error detection, volition, a sense of self, and more to create our social brain.

Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1

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Frontal Lobe: Most forward lobe of the brain. Deals with higher cognitive function (i.e. planning, organizing, etc.). Contains the motor cortex.

Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)2

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Frontal Lobe: The part of the cerebral hemisphere anterior to the central sulcus, and anterior and superior to the lateral sulcus.3

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References

  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ artfl/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ bvmc/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  3. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

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