1st Edition

The Frontal Lobes Revisited

Edited By Ellen Perecman Copyright 1987
    312 Pages
    by Psychology Press

    Experts in neuropsychology examine key issues in research involving the frontal lobes.

    Contents: E. Perecman, Consciousness and the Meta-Functions of the Frontal Lobes: Setting the Stage. K.H. Pribram, The Subdivisions of the Frontal Cortex Revisited. D.N. Pandya, C.L. Barnes, Architecture and Connections of the Frontal Lobe. J.S. Stamm, The Riddle of the Monkey's Delayed-Response Deficit Has Been Solved. M. Petrides, Conditional Learning and the Primate Frontal Cortex. J.M. Fuster, Single-Unit Studies of the Prefrontal Cortex. P.D. MacLean, The Midline Frontolimbic Cortex and the Evolution of Crying and Laughter. D.T. Stuss, D.F. Benson, The Frontal Lobes and Control of Cognition and Memory. E. Goldberg, R.M. Bilder, Jr., The Frontal Lobes and Hierarchical Organization of Cognitive Control. P.L. Wang, Concept Formation and Frontal Lobe Function: The Search for a Clinical Frontal Lobe Test. P. Malloy, Frontal Lobe Dysfunction in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. B.L.J. Kaczmarek, Regulatory Function of the Frontal Lobes: A Neurolinguistic Perspective. S. Jonas, The Supplementary Motor Region and Speech. J.W. Brown, The Microstructure of Action. G. Goldberg, From Intent to Action: Evolution and Function of the Premotor Systems of the Frontal Lobe.


    Ellen Perecman is Executive Director of the Council for Canadian-American Relations in New York City and President of Perecman & Samuels Consulting in New York. She has published numerous articles and book chapters as well as several edited volumes in the field of neurolinguistics and behavioral neurology. With her father, she is currently writing his memoir, tentatively titled One by One: Memoirs of a Dachau Watchmaker. A professional actress, Perecman trained with Julie Bovasso and Vivian Matalon and has appeared on the New York stage most recently in staged readings of classic Yiddish plays. Perecman received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the Graduate Center CUNY in 1980.