Auditory naming and temporal lobe epilepsy.

@article{Hamberger1999AuditoryNA,
  title={Auditory naming and temporal lobe epilepsy.},
  author={Marla J. Hamberger and T R Tamny},
  journal={Epilepsy research},
  year={1999},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={229-43}
}
Patients with left (i.e. language-dominant) temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) typically report word finding difficulties. However, these deficits are not reliably detected with traditional visual object naming tests. We administered both visual and auditory naming tests to left and right TLE patients and normal controls. We hypothesized that an auditory naming test might be more sensitive since it better simulates the conditions under which word finding problems occur in daily living. The left TLE… CONTINUE READING

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