ATTENTIONAL IMBALANCES FOLLOWING HEAD INJURY : A Preliminary Analysis of Six Patients

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  title={ATTENTIONAL IMBALANCES FOLLOWING HEAD INJURY : A Preliminary Analysis of Six Patients},
  author={Jennifer R. Sandson and Bruce Crosson and Michael I. Posner and Peggy P. Barco and Matthew T. Craig and Velozo and Teresa and Brobeck}
}
We have employed three tasks, developed by cognitive psychologists to study attention, with a population of six brain injured subjects in a rehabilitation program. Each of the tasks had been validated by studies with unilateral stroke patients and appear to provide a means of examining the relative efficiency of the two cerebral hemisphere when demands upon them are placed in conflict. We found that five of the six patients had imbalances between the two hemispheres. Four of them met our… CONTINUE READING

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