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Good article.Executive dysfunction is a term for the range of cognitive, emotional and behavioural difficulties which often occur after injury to the frontal lobes of the brain. Impairment of executive functions is common after an abi and has a profound effect on many aspects of everyday life.This factsheet explains what executive functions are, why they are so important and which part of the brain is responsible for controlling them. Very useful.

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Brain Pictures

Neurons have different shapes depending on their functions. Interneurons carry information between motor and sensory neurons. Sensory neurons carry information to the central nervous system. Motoneurons carry signals from the central nervous system to the muscles, skin, and glands and pyramidal neurons are involved with motor control and cognitive ability. http://health.howstuffworks.com/human-body/systems/nervous-system/brain-pictures24.htm

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A few lesser known facts about the brain. Executive functions depend on the pre-frontal cortex working well to plan and make reasoned decisions.

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