Role of the hippocampus in sex differences in verbal memory: memory outcome following left anterior temporal lobectomy.

@article{Berenbaum1997RoleOT,
  title={Role of the hippocampus in sex differences in verbal memory: memory outcome following left anterior temporal lobectomy.},
  author={Sheri A Berenbaum and Luke Baxter and Michael Seidenberg and Bruce Hermann},
  journal={Neuropsychology},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={585-91}
}
The authors examined the neural and cognitive bases for sex differences in verbal memory in 57 patients who underwent left anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL) for the treatment of intractable seizures. On the California Verbal Learning Test (D. C. Delis, J. H. Kramer, E. Kaplan, & B. A. Ober, 1987), women recalled more words than men both before and after surgery, regardless of the extent of hippocampal damage. Extent of hippocampal sclerosis was related to memory loss in both men and women… CONTINUE READING