- Authoritarianism, religious fundamentalism, and the human prefrontal cortexErik Asp
Department of Neurology, Division of Behavioral Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Iowa College of Medicine, IA City, IA 52242, USA
Neuropsychology 26:414-21. 2012..Here, we put our theory to an empirical test, hypothesizing that patients with prefrontal cortex damage would have a doubt deficit that would manifest as higher authoritarianism and religious fundamentalism...
- Dimensions of personality disturbance after focal brain damage: investigation with the Iowa Scales of Personality ChangeJoseph Barrash
Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:833-52. 2011..The findings indicate that conceptually distinctive dimensions with differential relationships to vmPFC can be derived from the Iowa Scales of Personality Change...
- A neuropsychological test of belief and doubt: damage to ventromedial prefrontal cortex increases credulity for misleading advertisingErik Asp
Division of Behavioral Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neurology, University of Iowa College of Medicine Iowa City, IA, USA
Front Neurosci 6:100. 2012..This mechanism could help explain poor financial decision-making when persons with ventromedial prefrontal dysfunction (e.g., caused by neurological injury or aging) are exposed to persuasive information...