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Agnosia for faces (prosopagnosia).
Difficulty in the recognition of faces as a symptom in patients with cerebral disease is not a new observation. It was first described by Charcot 1 in 1883 and by Wilbrand 2 in 1892. Case reportsExpand
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Acquired aphasia in children and the ontogenesis of hemispheric functional specialization
  • H. Hécaen
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Brain and Language
  • 31 January 1976
Abstract We have described a series of 26 cases of cortical lesions in children from 3 1 2 to 15 years of age (17 left-sided, six right-sided, three bilateral), in which 19 had varying degrees ofExpand
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Cerebral organization in left-handers
Abstract We have analyzed the verbal and spatial performances of 141 left-handed and 130 right-handed patients having unilateral hemispheric lesions and that have been grouped according to whetherExpand
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Balint's syndrome (psychic paralysis of visual fixation) and its minor forms.
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[The clinical symptomatology of right and left hemispheric lesions].
  • H. Hécaen
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Les Cahiers du College de medecine des hopitaux…
  • 1 April 1962
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Cerebral dominance in left-handed subjects.
  • H. Hécaen, J. Sauguet
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the…
  • 1 March 1971
Summary In the first part of this study we have compared the frequencies of disturbances of language, gestures, and perception, according to the hemisphere involved, in series of left- andExpand
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The syndrome of apractognosia due to lesions of the minor cerebral hemisphere.
Introduction Case Material Survey of Literature (H. H.) Case Analysis (H. H.) Auras and Sensations (H. H.) Note on Localization (W. P.) General Comment Summary Perhaps the setting of this study,Expand
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Lateralization and language representation
The hypothesis is advanced that cerebral dominance includes two elements, interhemispheric specification for language (lateralization) and intrahemispheric language specification (localization).Expand
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Patterns of cerebral organization
An analysis of the concurrent incidence of aphasia and spatial disorder in 270 patients with unilateral brain damage suggests that the two functions are statistically independent. These data can alsoExpand
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Acquired aphasia in children: Revisited
  • H. Hécaen
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychologia
  • 31 December 1983
Observations of acquired aphasia in a more numerous series of children with cortical lesions modifies somewhat the conclusions of an earlier study. Aphasic syndromes in these children seem to resultExpand
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