Exaggerated leftward bias in the mental number line of patients with schizophrenia

@article{Cavzian2007ExaggeratedLB,
  title={Exaggerated leftward bias in the mental number line of patients with schizophrenia},
  author={C{\'e}line Cav{\'e}zian and Yves Rossetti and James Danckert and Thierry d’Amato and Mohamed Saoud},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2007},
  volume={63},
  pages={85-90}
}
Several visuo-motor tasks can be used to demonstrate biases towards left hemispace in schizophrenic patients, suggesting a minor right hemineglect. Recent studies in neglect patients used a new number bisection task to highlight a lateralized defect in their visuo-spatial representation of numbers. To test a possible lateralized representational deficit in schizophrenia, we used the number bisection task in 11 schizophrenic patients compared to 11 healthy controls. Participants were required to… CONTINUE READING

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