auditory agnosia


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Noun1.auditory agnosia - inability to recognize or understand the meaning of spoken wordsauditory agnosia - inability to recognize or understand the meaning of spoken words
agnosia - inability to recognize objects by use of the senses
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Deafness of central auditory deficits can be cortical deafness, auditory agnosia, or verbal auditory agnosia.
Steck, "Auditory agnosia and auditory spatial deficits following left hemispheric lesions: evidence for distinct processing pathways," Neuropsychologia, vol.
of Iowa, compiles seven articles by human and developmental neuropsychologists that include discussion of the historical evolution and status of the field, inter-hemispheric relations, the phenomenon of phantom body parts in amputees, aphasia, constructional apraxia, somatosensory function, and auditory agnosia. Papers are based on a series of lectures given at the U.