Environmental Sound Recognition after Unilateral Subcortical Lesions

  title={Environmental Sound Recognition after Unilateral Subcortical Lesions},
  author={Yasufumi Tanaka and Imaharu Nakano and Taminori Obayashi},
Nonverbal environmental sound recognition was investigated in 24 subjects with unilateral subcortical lesions and 20 age-matched normal controls. All patients incurred putaminal hemorrhage at least three months before examination, and had a cystic lesion under the insula on CT or MRI at the time of evaluation. A mild impairment was found in association with extensive damage to the lateral and ventral portions of the putamen and the adjacent white matter in either the right or left hemisphere… CONTINUE READING

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