21- Callosal fxn

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carolinc
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85103
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21- Callosal fxn
Updated:
2011-05-10 18:57:44
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anterior commisure
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stuff related to corpus callosum
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  1. Why does epilepsy still occur even after the corpus callosum is cut?
    because the anterior commisure is still intact.
  2. What is tachistopic presentation?
    Forcing a stimuli to be trapped only in R.Hemi to see if info can be transfered to L.Hemi.

    result: can't transfer attn to L.Hemi
  3. What is a surgical callosotomy?
    cutting of corpus callosum
  4. Why does a surgical callostomy help with generalized epilepsy?
    Because if the epilepsy occurs on one side of the Hemi, it is easier to isolate

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