Lesion size and recovery of function: some new perspectives.

  • E. Irle
  • Published 1987 in Brain research


The present article discusses the possibility that functional recovery following brain damage may be to a large degree dependent on the amount of nervous tissue destroyed, such that more neuronal destruction may lead to more and not (as commonly suggested) to less recovery. This assumption may derive from the neuropsychological and neurological literature… (More)


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@article{Irle1987LesionSA, title={Lesion size and recovery of function: some new perspectives.}, author={E. Irle}, journal={Brain research}, year={1987}, volume={434 3}, pages={307-20} }