Brain activation during cognitive stimulation with the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test — a functional MRI study on healthy volunteers and schizophrenics

@article{Volz1997BrainAD,
  title={Brain activation during cognitive stimulation with the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test — a functional MRI study on healthy volunteers and schizophrenics},
  author={Hans Peter Volz and Christian Gaser and Frank H{\"a}ger and Reinhard Rzanny and H. Sauer},
  journal={Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging},
  year={1997},
  volume={75},
  pages={145-157}
}
It has been demonstrated by single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET) that frontal brain regions are stimulated during performance of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST). The WCST is also regarded as one of the standard tests for the assessment of frontal activity in brain imaging studies of schizophrenia. In this study cerebral activation was assessed by means of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). In healthy volunteers WCST… Expand
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