The Frontal Lobes: Cognition and Awareness

This clip explains the importance of the frontal lobe in human functioning, and covers brain function, diagnostic assessment, cognitive function, evolution, and comparative behavior.


We are introduced to Bill Mizall, who had a stroke caused by an aneurism in his frontal lobe. One of the biggest effects of this condition is that Bill has lost the ability to problem solve.

What kind of effects would you expect if the aneurism had occurred in the parietal, occipital, or temporal lobes?