Cortical regions in the frontal lobe lying anterior to the primary and premotor cortices. The prefrontal cortex mediates a variety of executive functions, with a dorsal-lateral sector involved in working memory processes, planning and decision making, and a ventral-medial (orbitomedial) sector involved in emotion and the organization of personality and appropriate social behavior.
anterior frontal lobe
involved in associational functions related to cognition and executive control
See Also:Frontal lobe