Cognitive Neuropsychology Short Paper

Short Paper

Prompt: Jenny is a 17-year-old who was struck to the right side of her forehead with a softball during a game. The blow was hard enough that it rendered her unconscious for nearly an hour, and she was taken to the emergency department. A brain MRI revealed encephalomalacia (softening of tissue due to damage) in the right area of the frontal lobe. In the weeks following the injury, what types of deficits might you expect, given the location of the injury? What do you think would be the medical recommendations for the recovery process?

Guidelines for Submission: The short paper should be 2–4 pages, double-spaced, with12-point Times New Roman font and 1-inch margins, and include citations in APA format.

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