Epileptic Disorders


The role of the temporal pole in auditory processing Volume 4, supplément 1, Supplement 1, September 2002

Service de Neurologie Fonctionnelle et d'Épileptologie, Hôpital Neurologique, 59, boulevard Pinel, 69394 Lyon Cedex 3, France.
  • Page(s) : 29-32
  • Année de parution : 2002

Working in animals, Masterton [2] conclusively demonstrated that the temporal pole and the amygdala are involved in auditory processing, and it is also known that the geniculo-amygdaloid pathway plays an important functional role in hearing [1-3]. Beginning in 1961, Kimura [4] showed that anterior temporal lobectomy in humans resulted in partial or total abolition of dichotic listening test scores for sounds or messages delivered to the [...]