What is it about?
Impaired performance of Nonimpact mild traumatic brain injured individuals on a test requiring speeded tactile- and visual-spatial perception relates to deficient tactile-spatial performance, tactile-spatial memory for shapes and right fingertip number writing perception, and deficient visual-spatial memory for abstract concepts and the speeded learning of paired associates.
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Why is it important?
An hypothesis of diminished functional integrity of posterior regions of the brain should be considered in the neuropsychological assessment of individuals sustaining mild traumatic brain injury in the absence of direct impact to the head.
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This page is a summary of: Preliminary study of spatial cognition relating to nonimpact mTBI, Applied Neuropsychology Adult, September 2018, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/23279095.2018.1476867.
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