Heat Exhaustion vs Heat Stroke

Frontal Lobe Functions:

  • Coordinating voluntary movements
  • Impulse control (decision making)
  • Assessing similarities and differences between two objects¬†
  • Forming and retaining long-term memories
  • Understanding language, linguistic memories, and speaking
  • Emotional regulation and expression
  • Personality development
  • Attention regulation

Injuries to the frontal lobe may cause:

  • Inability to engage in decision-making or poor decision-making skills
  • Difficulties with planning, executive functioning, and attention
  • Loss of memory
  • Sudden or dramatic changes in personality
  • Changes in emotions
  • Difficulty understanding social cues
  • Difficulty with empathy or relating to other’s emotions
  • Changes in motor skills and spatial reasoning abilities