Following a 5 cm left frontal lobectomy for the removal of a mixed astrocytoma-oligodendroglioma, a 51 year old right handed man showed a marked dissociation between his performance on standard neuropsychological tests and his everyday behaviour. In contrast to his intact neuropsychological test performance, he was impaired on a test of "strategy application" which requires goal articulation, plan specification, self-monitoring, and evaluation of outcomes, as well as the establishment of mental "markers" to trigger specific behaviour. Strategy application disorder can therefore be produced by a unilateral circumscribed frontal lobe lesions.
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