Classification and recall of pictures after unilateral frontal or temporal lobectomy.

@article{Rocchetta1986ClassificationAR,
  title={Classification and recall of pictures after unilateral frontal or temporal lobectomy.},
  author={A I della Rocchetta},
  journal={Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior},
  year={1986},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={189-211}
}
Classification and recall of pictures of familiar objects were studied in 21 normal control subjects and 75 patients with unilateral cerebral excisions. The patients with frontal-lobe excisions were impaired at categorizing the pictures and at recalling the objects depicted. Left and right temporal-lobe groups performed the sorting task normally, but the left temporal-lobe groups were impaired at recalling picture names. The right temporal-lobe groups were unimpaired. A negative correlation… CONTINUE READING