Objective: Musicogenic epilepsy is a rare form of reflex epilepsy in which seizures are triggered by music that holds emotional attachment for the individual (Avanzi, 2003; Diekmann & Hoppner, 2014). These seizures typically arise from the temporal lobe. Although the long-term cognitive effects of chronic musicogenic epilepsy are unknown, studies of persons with chronic temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) have often shown profiles consistent with MCI (Höller & Trinka, 2014) – a potential transitory state between normal aging and dementia (Petersen et al., 2001). Similarly, longitudinal studies of chronic TLE patients have shown evidence of decline in a range of cognitive domains (Seidenberg et al., 2007). Method: We report a neuropsychological case study of a 62-year-old, right-handed female with a 20-year history of epilepsy that includes electroencephalogram-proven musicogenic seizures of left temporal onset and spontaneous, unprovoked complex-partial seizures that arise independently from both temporal lobes. Results: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, 4th...

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