1: Methods. Chris Rorden What is neuropsychology? Tools Methods Pathology. www.mricro.com. What is neuropsychology?. Patient WW History of hypertension Massive Right Hemisphere Stroke Poor emotional control and judgment. Anosognosia: unaware of illness.
When shown two shapes (left), DF was poor at saying if the shapes were same or different, RV was good at this task.
When asked to grasp an object, DF grasped near the centre (like healthy people), RV was poor at this task.
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Distance from centre (mm)
CT of recent haemorrhage
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Stroke: Reduced blood flow
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“George Miller coined the term ‘cognitive neuroscience’…we already knew that neuropsychology was not what we had in mind…the bankruptcy and intellectual impoverishment of that idea seemed self evident.”
-Michael S. Gazzaniga, 2000