This book offers a comprehensive contemporary and scholarly account of transcortical aphasias by combining valuable information upon cognitive neuropsychology neuroimaging and functional localization of residual repetition and other language functions among patients with transcortical aphasias. Transcortical aphasias is the term used for syndromes in which the ability to repeat language is relatively preserved despite marked disturbances in other linguistic domains although there are a number of well known reference texts on language disturbances after acquired brain damage that uncover . Three transcortical aphasias are generally recognized transcortical motor aphasia transcortical sensory aphasia and mixed transcortical aphasia this last type also has been called a syndrome of isolation of the speech area. Transcortical sensory aphasia tsa involves damage to specific areas of the temporal lobe of the brainin general aphasia refers to an acquired abnormality in a specific region of the brain involving the production or comprehension of language patients with tsa exhibit poor comprehension and naming have fluent spontaneous speech and exhibit paraphasia. We are witnessing not only a revolution in the way in which brain behaviour cognition relationships are viewed but also a widening of interest concerning developments in neuropsychology on the part of a range of workers in a variety of fields brain behaviour and cognition transcortical aphasias is the term used for syndromes in
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