Affective aprosodia from a medial frontal stroke.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Whereas injury to the left hemisphere induces aphasia, injury to the right hemisphere's perisylvian region induces an impairment of emotional speech prosody (affective aprosodia). Left-sided medial frontal lesions are associated with reduced verbal fluency with relatively intact comprehension and repetition (transcortical motor… (More)

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