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where is ventromedial prefrontal cortex?
on bottom, in middle of brain
where was phineas gage's brain damaged?
ventromedial prefrontal cortex (bilateral)
considering gage, what does the VM PC do?
inhibits inappropriate behavior, helps with planning
what was damaged in patient EVR?
tumor in VM PC
the Bechara et al gambling tasks measures
response to risk
response to risk study
Bechara et al
controls in Bechara et al
SCRs to risky decks, adjusted strategy to play conservative decks
VM lesion patients in Bechara
no SCRs, continued to play risky, could verbalize logic
what is a possible conclusion from Bechara about VM PC patients
they do not get a signal from their body to avoid risk
antisocial PD and VM PC
less activity
who has a similar response to VM lesion patients in Bechara?
antisocial PD patients
according to Damasio, affective memories are essential for…
…decision making
according to Damasio, affective memories have…
somatic markers attached to them
according to Damasio, somatic markers help…
…guide behavior/choices
according to Damasio, VM PC…
…creates and interprets somatic markers
lesions of VM PC dysregulate…
…social behavior
lesions of VM PC disrupt…
long term goal planning (by pursuing short-term goals)
lesions of VM PC abolish…
…physiological response to anticipation of punishment
left hemisphere deals with…
…language
right hemisphere deals with…
visual-spatial tasks (face recognition, emotion perception)
hemispheres used to perceive emotion…
…aren't necessarily the ones that express it
in a split-brain patient, a word shown in the R visual field…
…can be read (uses L hemisphere)
in a split-brain patient, a word shown in the L visual field…
…can't be read (but might be able to be written)
if an emotion-film is presented to R brain hemisphere of a split-brain, they are unable to…
…verbally describe the film's content
if an emotion-film is presented to L brain hemisphere of a split-brain, they are unable to…
…attach emotional significance to the film
if an emotion-film is presented to L brain hemisphere of a split-brain, they CAN…
...verbally describe the film's content
if an emotion-film is presented to R brain hemisphere of a split-brain, they CAN…
feel appropriate emotion and attach emotional significance
information in L visual field is perceived as…
…more emotional
information in R visual field is perceived as…
…less emotional
if you have a tumor in your L hemisphere, you can…
…perceive emotion
people with L hemisphere lesions in their frontal lobe feel…
…depressed and anxious
don't need ____ hemisphere to feel sad
L
people with R hemisphere lesions in their frontal lobe feel…
euphoric, laugh inappropriately
don't need ____ hemisphere to feel happy
R