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- adjective Of or pertaining to problems with the executive system in the
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This is what some researchers call dysexecutive syndrome (Dawson, 1998, p. 215, for example).
In the second group, schizophrenia of the severe kind we sketched, dysexecutive disorder, and simultagnosia, it is more natural to think that unified consciousness has been damaged or even destroyed.
What is common to dysexecutive disorder, Trevarthen's cases, and simultagnosia is that subjects seem not to be conscious of even two objects in a single conscious state.
There are of course many different theories about what is going on in the conditions we have just sketched, severe schizophrenia, dysexecutive syndrome, simultagnosia and Balint's syndrome.
Appearances would suggest that the first kind of synthesis continues to be available to dysexecutive and simultagnosia patients: they continue to be conscious of individual objects, events, etc.
Poor performance on these tests is associated with frontal lobe dysfunction and dysexecutive symptoms
For severe schizophrenia, dysexecutive syndrome, simultagnosia, and Balint's syndrome ” the cases where consciousness seems to be more shattered than split ” the distinction of Kant's that we introduced in