Analysis of word comprehension in a case of pure word deafness

@article{MetzLutz1984AnalysisOW,
  title={Analysis of word comprehension in a case of pure word deafness},
  author={M. Metz-Lutz and Evelyne Dahl},
  journal={Brain and Language},
  year={1984},
  volume={23},
  pages={13-25}
}
A case of pure word deafness due to a left temporal infarct is reported. The results of dichotic tests suggest that auditory verbal material may be processed in the right hemisphere. The inability to repeat nonsense words, the frequent semantic paraphasias in real-word repetition tasks, and the capacity to give a partial account of the meaning of a word that the patient cannot repeat show that despite the impairment of the phonological analysis, lexical semantic processing is possible. An… 
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