Bilateral brain regions associated with naming in older adults.

@article{Obler2010BilateralBR,
  title={Bilateral brain regions associated with naming in older adults.},
  author={Loraine K. Obler and Elena I. Rykhlevskaia and David M Schnyer and Manuella R Clark-Cotton and A. G. Spiro and Jungmoon Hyun and Dae-Shik Kim and Mira Goral and M. E. Albert},
  journal={Brain and language},
  year={2010},
  volume={113 3},
  pages={113-23}
}
To determine structural brain correlates of naming abilities in older adults, we tested 24 individuals aged 56-79 on two confrontation-naming tests (the Boston Naming Test (BNT) and the Action Naming Test (ANT)), then collected from these individuals structural Magnetic-Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) data. Overall, several regions showed that greater gray and white matter volume/integrity measures were associated with better task performance. Left peri-Sylvian… CONTINUE READING

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