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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.


    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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