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  • Test
  • What does the neuropsychological Category Test measure? (wikipedia.org)
  • It has been proposed that the semantic memory organization, underlying performance in the semantic fluency test, becomes disordered as the result of some forms of neuropsychological disorder such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, however, the evidence for this has been queried on theoretical and methodological grounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • brain
  • Neuropsychological testing is also an important tool for examining the effects of toxic substances and medical conditions on brain functioning. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Since clinicians lacked non-surgical methods for directly observing brain lesions or structural abnormalities in living patients, neuropsychological testing was the only way to determine which part of the brain was affected in a given patient. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Regarding the brain areas used in this task, neuropsychological investigations implicate both frontal and temporal lobe areas, the contribution of the former being more important in the phonemic variant and of the latter in the semantic variant. (wikipedia.org)