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  • adjective Of or pertaining to problems with the executive system in the brain.


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dys- +‎ executive


  • This is what some researchers call dysexecutive syndrome (Dawson, 1998, p. 215, for example).

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Poor performance on these tests is associated with frontal lobe dysfunction and dysexecutive symptoms

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  • 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

    The Unity of Consciousness


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