Ap Psychology Brain Structure Review/ Study Note

Topics: Cerebrum, Brain, Frontal lobe Pages: 13 (1101 words) Published: September 13, 2012
AP Psychology Brain Structure Review/ Study note
| |Brain Structure |Location |Functions |Mal Functions |Disorders |Substructures | |CEREBRAL CORTEX (Cerebrum) |Frontal Lobe |At the front most region of |Decision making |Paralysis |ADHD |Prefrontal cortex | | | |the cerebral cortex |Problem solving |Inability in social interactions |Schizophrenia |Premotor cortex | | | | |Complex movements |Mood changes |Bipolar disorder (prefrontal |Motor cortex | | | | |Reasoning |Inability to express language |cortex) |Broca’s area | | | | |Motor control | | | | | | | |Language processing | | | | | | | |Comprehension | | | | | |Prefrontal Cortex |At the anterior part of the |Decision making |inability to inhibit inappropriate|ADHD |Orbitofrontal Cortex | | | |frontal lobe, in front of |Problem solving |social behavior |Autism |Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex | | | |the motor and premotor |Thinking |memory dysfunction |Bipolar disorder | | | | |cortex. |Attention | |Depression | | | | | |Inhibition | |Schizophrenia | | | | | |Social skills | | | | | |Premotor Cortex |In front of the primary |Control of voluntary muscle movement|impairments in self initiated |Autism | | | | |motor cortex within the | |movements | | | | | |frontal lobe of the brain, |Imitation |cognitive problems | | | | | |near the posterior border |Empathy...
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