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Art training and the Rey figure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1501976     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 55-yr.-old woman who had had a meningioma removed many years previously performed well on various neuropsychological tests but showed apparent gross loss of gestalt in copying the Rey figure, and poor subsequent recall of the figure. Further investigation suggested that her copying style was at least partly attributable to her training in art and that she was capable of copying in a more usual fashion with subsequent improvement in recall.
R Taylor
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perceptual and motor skills     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0031-5125     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Mot Skills     Publication Date:  1992 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-09-14     Completed Date:  1992-09-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401131     Medline TA:  Percept Mot Skills     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1105-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Damage, Chronic / diagnosis,  psychology*
Gestalt Theory
Meningeal Neoplasms / surgery*
Meningioma / surgery*
Mental Recall
Middle Aged
Neuropsychological Tests*
Postoperative Complications / diagnosis,  psychology*
Psychomotor Performance*

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