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    Frontal Lobe Theory

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    Following his death, Benoit was revealed to have suffered from CTE resulting from repeated concussions afflicted during his career. In order to understand Benoit’s behaviour, this paper will take a bio-behavioural approach. Specifically, frontal lobe theory will be applied to the behaviour displayed leading up to and during the murder-suicide. In essence, while other causes can explain the behaviour displayed during the crime to some extent, frontal lobe theory can provide the most compelling explanation given the evidence. Firstly, it is important to preface with a brief outline of frontal lobe theory and its context within bio-behavioural theories of crime. A bio-behavioural approach to understanding crime attempts to attribute criminal behaviour to differences in brain and biochemical functioning (Wortley, 2011). This approach falls within the broader psychological framework to understanding crime at an individual level. What…

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    Frontal Lobe Analysis

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    The frontal lobe is the largest lobe in the brain and is situated at the front of the skull. “The frontal lobes are involved in motor function, problem solving, spontaneity, memory, language, initiation, judgement, impulse control, and social and sexual behavior” (CNS, 2015). The frontal lobe is important for many different things, and if damage occurs it could cause a significant impact on any one of these or multiple areas. With a traumatic brain injury the communication intent, transmission,…

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    Lobe Vs Frontal Lobe

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    While you read this essay many things are occurring in your brain. Overall it is important to note that the occipital cortex is continually working and is a huge part of this process. What is is doing is picking apart and analyzing the visual information you are coming across. Every character which you learned as child every word you learned in school is being processed in this area.The frontal lobe is also at work. It is what makes reading meaningful. You know what I mean by this sentence…

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    The frontal lobe is a part of the brain that sits in the very front. This part of the brain is responsible for judgment, empathy, insight, and impulse control. The frontal lobe is not fully developed until around the age of twenty five. Because this isn’t fully functioning, teenagers have a harder time reasoning and making snap decisions. The development, or lack thereof, of the frontal lobe can affect the way teenagers act. Even though the frontal lobe isn’t fully developed, it doesn’t mean…

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    The patient presents an intracranial lesion to the anterior frontal lobe. This will result in damage of the prefrontal cortex causing apraxia and mild rigidity. The prefrontal cortex contains Brodmann’s Areas 9, 10, and 11. Damage to Area 9 is “frontal syndrome” which means the patient rarely follows a plan to completion. Area 10 is involved in judgement, anticipation of consequences, and social intelligence. Area 11 is on the ventral surface of the frontal lobe and incorporates emotions,…

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    Criminal minds work in a very different way as many other humans does. Many people know that criminals start having thoughts of killing or hurting somebody because of their traumatic childhood.But many minds of psychopaths, criminals, and mind with disorders have desires or have wired for crimes. The brain works together to make you complete, but to many criminals they have some parts who do not have the same size as an average person, which causes them to act differently and have different…

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    The loss of ability performed by these lobes, cause symptoms that result in the Alzheimer’s Disease. In collaboration with each other, these parts all have special abilities that related them all each other. By this it is meant that such things as the ability to think cognitive thoughts involve most parts of the brain such as the ones that are affected by the Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer’s Disease decreases the ability to perform cognitive symptoms and unconscious tasks, such as thinking…

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    Television series and movies like Walking Dead, iZombie, Night of the Living Dead, and Dawn of the Dead, all have one thing in common, zombies. The zombies depicted in movies and shows like these all have the same attributes. They all lack language, have no remorse for killing, they lack the feeling of pain, lumber around, A physical attribute of a typical zombie lacks the use of language but do not lack voice, instead they groan. This leads me to believe that the Broca’s area is damaged. The…

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    to see how she would react (TED). Steiner continued her story by saying Connor came home one Friday evening, he quit his job because of her since she made him feel safe and loved however once they moved to England Conner started buying guns and everything else went horribly wrong Connor first abused her 7 days before their wedding by choking her. The third and final video on Aggression is Serial Murderer Joel Rifkin, where he talks about his own behavior and neuropathology. Joel Rifkin killed 17…

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    into four lobes which are separated by deep folds. The frontal lobe lie directly behind your forehead. It is involved in speaking and muscle movements and in making plans and judgements. A specific area of the left frontal lobe also called the Broca’s area directs muscle movement for speech and controls language expression. The parietal lobes are the portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the top of the head and towards the rear. IT receives sensory input for touch and body position. The…

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