Beyond localization: the role of traditional neuropsychological tests in an age of imaging.

@article{Baxendale2010BeyondLT,
  title={Beyond localization: the role of traditional neuropsychological tests in an age of imaging.},
  author={Sallie A. Baxendale and P. J. Thompson},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 11},
  pages={2225-30}
}
Rapid advances in structural and functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) present two significant challenges to the rationale and role of the traditional neuropsychological assessment in the presurgical evaluation of epilepsy surgery candidates today. The first is a direct challenge to the model of material-specific memory that has underpinned much clinical practice over the last 50 years. The second, more fundamental, challenge goes to the very heart of the lateralizing/localizing approach… CONTINUE READING

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