Left hemisphere damage and selective impairment of auditory verbal short-term memory. A case study.

@article{Basso1982LeftHD,
  title={Left hemisphere damage and selective impairment of auditory verbal short-term memory. A case study.},
  author={Anna Basso and Hans Spinnler and Giuseppe Vallar and M E Zanobio},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1982},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={263-74}
}
The case of a left-hemisphere damaged patient with an impairment of auditory verbal memory span is described. The neuropsychological study showed a dissociation between short-term and long-term auditory verbal memory, which may be attributed to a selective defect of auditory verbal short-term memory. Since a tachistoscopic study displayed a short-term memory superiority of the left hemisphere, it can be argued that the performance for visual verbal stimuli may still be held by the left… CONTINUE READING