Neuropsychology in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Influences from Cognitive Neuroscience and Functional Neuroimaging
Presurgical fMRI for language in patients with TLE. Two individuals with epileptic foci in the left temporal lobe were scanned using a panel of tasks involving 25-second blocks of verb generation, sentence completion, category fluency, and naming to confrontation, alternating with 20-second blocks of fixation. The case in (a) shows left-hemisphere dominance, and the case in (b) shows right hemisphere dominance. In figure, L: left and R: right; threshold is set to .