Directional hypokinesia and hemispatial inattention in neglect.

  title={Directional hypokinesia and hemispatial inattention in neglect.},
  author={H. Branch Coslett and Dawn Bowers and Emma Fitzpatrick and B Haws and Kenneth M Heilman},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={113 ( Pt 2)},
Subjects with neglect of left hemispace may err to the right when bisecting lines. This error has been attributed either to a directional hypokinesia (failure to execute movements fully in or towards the contralateral hemispace) or to a failure to attend to or represent sensory information. Four subjects with neglect were tested on a line bisection task in which these two hypotheses were differentiated by preventing direct viewing of the line and instead using a video camera and monitor, each… CONTINUE READING

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