Attention to central and peripheral visual space in a movement detection task: an event-related potential and behavioral study. II. Congenitally deaf adults

@article{Neville1987AttentionTC,
  title={Attention to central and peripheral visual space in a movement detection task: an event-related potential and behavioral study. II. Congenitally deaf adults},
  author={Helen J. Neville and Donald Lawson},
  journal={Brain Research},
  year={1987},
  volume={405},
  pages={268-283}
}
We compared the effects of focussed attention upon event-related brain potentials (ERPs) to peripherally and centrally located visual stimuli in congenitally deaf subjects (Ss). The results were compared with those obtained from a group of normal hearing Ss in the same paradigm. ERPs from deaf and hearing Ss displayed similar attention-related changes with attention to the centrally located stimuli. These included enhanced amplitudes of the N1 component (157 ms) over the occipital regions of… Expand
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