Right anterior temporal lobe dysfunction underlies theory of mind impairments in semantic dementia.

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Semantic dementia is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by the amodal and profound loss of semantic knowledge attributable to the degeneration of the left anterior temporal lobe. Although traditionally conceptualized as a language disorder, patients with semantic dementia display significant alterations in behaviour and socioemotional… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/brain/awu003

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