Functional neuroanatomy of the frontal lobe circuits

John W. Burruss, Robin A. Hurley, Katherine H. Taber, Ronald A. Rauch, Ralph E. Norton, L. Anne Hayman

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This article summarizes the current theories regarding the locations and functions of the three primary frontal lobe circuits. It forms the framework for structuring functional magnetic resonance imaging investigations. It can be used to assist in (a) detecting subtle lesions of the frontal circuits and (b)applying the current theories of neuropsychiatry to assess prognosis and to plan rehabilitation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)227-230
Number of pages4
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000


  • Brain, MR
  • Brain, anatomy
  • Brain, cortex
  • Brain, function
  • Brain, injuries

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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