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It has been 10 years since the first edition of Acquired Aphasia appeared. In that time, many advances have been made in aphasiology and neurolinguistics, and most of these expansions in knowledge are well represented in this new volume. The book opens with an insightful historical review by Arthur Benson. The classic clinical syndromes and the corresponding neuroimaging findings are described in two well-written chapters by Antonio Damasio and Hanna Damasio, respectively. The chapter on aphasia assessment by Otfried Spreen and Anthony Risser is exhaustively comprehensive and will serve as an excellent reference for nearly any test used in the assessment of language in neurological disorders. Three neurolinguistically ori
Cummings JL. Acquired Aphasia. Arch Neurol. 1992;49(3):216. doi:10.1001/archneur.1992.00530270022009