Attention, competition, and the parietal lobes: insights from Balint's syndrome.


Simultanagnosia (resulting from occipito-parietal damage) is a profound visual deficit, which impairs the ability to perceive multiple items in a visual display, while preserving the ability to recognise single objects. Here we demonstrate in a patient presenting with Balint's syndrome that this deficit may result from an extreme form of competition between… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00426-008-0210-2


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