Brain Activity During Landmark and Line Bisection Tasks

@inproceedings{Cicek2009BrainAD,
  title={Brain Activity During Landmark and Line Bisection Tasks},
  author={Metehan Cicek and Leon Y. Deouell and Robert T. Knight},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2009}
}
Neglect patients bisect lines far rightward of center whereas normal subjects typically bisect lines with a slight leftward bias supporting a right hemisphere bias for attention allocation. We used fMRI to assess the brain regions related to this function in normals, using two complementary tasks. In the Landmark task subjects were required to judge whether or not a presented line was bisected correctly. During the line bisection task, subjects moved a cursor and indicated when it reached the… CONTINUE READING

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