The introduction provides a framework for the rest of the book. The intervening chapters discuss cortical anatomy, chemical neurotransmitters, animal lesion studies, neuropsychology, and neuroimaging. The final overview chapter provides a theoretical framework of frontal lobe functioning. Throughout the chapters, the author complements the basic research review with an overview of a particular structural or chemical function in a clinical disorder. Among the disorders briefly discussed in the book are schizophrenia, dementia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and depression.