Perserveration

Perserveration

The persistence of a repetitive response after the cause of the response has been removed, or the response continues to different stimuli.
Mentioned in: Bender-Gestalt Test
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Injury to frontal circuits may cause EF impairments, as well as changes in temperament, a tendency to perserveration and lack of impulse control (Brenan and Raine 1997; Radanovic and Mansur 2004; Zappala et al.
Perserveration disorder -- Difficulty in stopping a task when completed.