Numerical skills and aphasia.

@article{Delazer1999NumericalSA,
  title={Numerical skills and aphasia.},
  author={Margarete Delazer and Luisa Girelli and Carlo Semenza and Gianfranco Denes},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={1999},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={213-21}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate numerical difficulties in 50 patients with left hemispheric lesions. Aphasic patients were grouped according to their type of aphasia diagnosed by the Aachener Aphasia Test. The overall error rate in various transcoding and calculation tasks was clearly correlated with the severity of the language deficit, global aphasics being the most impaired patients. Broca's and Wernicke's aphasics scored similarly at the quantitative level, and amnesic aphasics… CONTINUE READING

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