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Interhemispheric disconnection effects in multiple sclerosis.
  1. J Lindeboom,
  2. R ter Horst
  1. Department of Medical Psychology, Free University Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

    Abstract

    Patients with multiple sclerosis reported less left ear numbers but more right ear numbers than controls in a dichotic listening test. The multiple sclerosis patients were also relatively impaired on three learning tasks; one of these, a test for paired-associate learning of names and faces, correlated with left ear findings; the results are interpreted as supporting a hypothesised disconnection mechanism.

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