Lateralization of cognitive functions after stroke in childhood

Everts, Regula; Lidzba, Karen; Wilke, Marko; Kiefer, Claus; Wingeier, Kevin; Schroth, Gerhard; Perrig, Walter J.; Steinlin, Maja (2010). Lateralization of cognitive functions after stroke in childhood. Brain injury, 24(6), pp. 859-870. London: Informa Healthcare 10.3109/02699051003724978

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A child's brain shows a remarkable ability to recover from adverse events such as stroke. Language functions recover particularly well, while visuo-spatial skills are more affected by brain damage, regardless of its localization. This study investigated the lateralization of language and visual search after childhood stroke.

Item Type: Journal Article (Original Article)
Division/Institute: 07 Faculty of Human Sciences > Institute of Psychology > Experimental Psychology and Neuropsychology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Paediatric Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine (DRNN) > Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology
UniBE Contributor: Everts, Regula; Kiefer, Claus; Wingeier, Kevin; Schroth, Gerhard; Perrig, Walter and Steinlin, Maja
Subjects: 100 Philosophy > 150 Psychology
600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health
ISSN: 0269-9052
Publisher: Informa Healthcare
Language: English
Submitter: Factscience Import
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2013 14:07
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2016 14:37
Publisher DOI: 10.3109/02699051003724978
PubMed ID: 20377346
Web of Science ID: 000279504700008
URI: http://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/91 (FactScience: 195730)

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