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What kinds of tests reveal language problems? Neuropsychological testing outlines strengths and weaknesses in a number of functions, including language. Standardized tests of vocabulary, naming, and word retrieval are particularly useful for...
What causes memory problems in people with epilepsy? The answer is not so simple. Most experts agree that a number of factors, in combination, are the likely cause. Psychologists Bruce P. Hermann and Steven Whitman have outlined a scheme to explain...
Memory is commonly reported as a big area of concern for people with epilepsy. If you have epilepsy, your memory can be affected in several ways. In each case, the end result will be that you cannot recall an event or a piece of information when you...
After years of evaluating patients with memory complaints, we have compiled a list of the most commonly reported complaints. Some of these reflect primary problems with memory. Others reflect a disturbance in other areas, including attention and...
What are executive functions? Neurologists and neuropsychologists use the term "executive functions" to describe a set of complex behaviors that are necessary for a person to attain goals and adapt to changing environmental demands. These functions...

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