Neuropsychological assessment for temporal lobe epilepsy surgery.

  title={Neuropsychological assessment for temporal lobe epilepsy surgery.},
  author={M. Jones-Gotman and Michael C S Harnadek and Cynthia S. Kubu},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  volume={27 Suppl 1},
  pages={S39-43; discussion S50-2}
Neuropsychological assessment consists of a comprehensive evaluation of cognitive functioning and most often some evaluation of motor skills and sensory status also. Cognitive functions sampled typically include "intelligence" (IQ tests), attention, language skills, visuospatial abilities, "executive skills" and other abilities associated with frontal-lobe function, and learning and memory. Thus, the assessment samples vary widely among a variety of functions, providing a comprehensive picture… CONTINUE READING


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