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Brain Damage, Brain Repair

James W. Fawcett, Anne E. Rosser, and Stephen B. Dunnett

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523376
eISBN:
9780191724534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523376.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Many neurological conditions are caused by damage to neurons and glial cells. For most of these diseases there are at present no effective treatments to minimise the extent of neuronal and glial ... More


The somatic marker hypothesis and the possible functions of the prefrontal cortex

Antonio R. Damasio

in The Prefrontal Cortex: Executive and Cognitive Functions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524410
eISBN:
9780191689192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524410.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the somatic marker hypothesis, which is concerned with the possible role of some regions of the prefrontal cortex in the processes of reasoning and decision-making. It ... More


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