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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2072-7593

ISSN (online): 2311-7036


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Assessment of hemodynamic cerebral lateralization during the performance of verbal mnestic tasks with the use of functional transcranial doppler ultrasound 1174


Bogdanova M.D.
Clinical psychologist, State Budget Institution of Health «Center of Speech Pathology and Neurological Rehabilitation», Moscow, Russia

Lysenko E.S.
PhD Student, Chair of neuropsychology and abnormal psychology, Department of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

Shakhnovich A.R.
MD, Professor, Head of Clinical Pathology of cerebral circulation, Burdenko Neurosurgery Institute, Moscow, Russia

Abuzaid S.M.
MD, Neurosurgeon, LLC «Atoll Clinic», Moscow, Russia

Mikadze Yu.V.
Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Chair of Neuro- and Pathopsychology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

There are the preliminary results of the research of interhemispheric asymmetry of cerebral hemodynamics during the performance of auditory-verbal and visual memory tasks with the use of functional transcranial doppler ultrasound (fTCD). The fTCD is considered as a non-invasive and objective method for assessment the dominant hemisphere for verbal functions. The aim of two experiments was to analyze the effect of a) different types of verbal and nonverbal tasks and b) the conditions of the mnestic activity performance (memorize and recognize) on the changes of blood flow velocity in left and right hemispheres in 62 healthy subjects. There are preliminary results of possible application fTCD to identify the dominant hemisphere for speech functions with combination of concrete verbal cognitive tasks and condition of its presentation.

Keywords: functional asymmetry of the dominant hemisphere, Doppler, blood flow, cerebral arteries, cognitive load, the verbal stimulus material

Column: Research Methods


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