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The present study was designed to determine how traumatic brain injury affect executive functioning, to know whether different treatments in the acute phase improve this functioning, and to check whether the severity of the neurocognitive impairment is detected by the Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS). Ability for problem solving and executive functioning within(More)
A computerized version of the Tower of Hanoi with a new form of administration was administered to two different groups, 15 men and 22 women, who were university students reporting normal psychological histories, and 24 traumatically brain-injured patients (20 men and 4 women). Scores on this test for both groups can be interpreted as an index of ability to(More)
The present study was designed to check the model of attention proposed by Posner and Petersen (1990), in patients with traumatic brain injury. We analyzed a series of neuropsychological tests administered to these patients after they were discharged from the hospital. Scores obtained from this group were subjected to factor analysis. The results of this(More)
The present study has the purpose of relating the capacities of visual retention with the Benton Visual Retention Test and the level of coma depth, which is measured with the GCS (Glasgow Coma Scale). 31 subject suffering cranioencephalic damage admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) have been studied. GCS scores were obtained during their stay in the(More)
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