Frontal lesions and sustained attention

  title={Frontal lesions and sustained attention},
  author={Arnold J. Wilkins and Tim Shallice and Rosaleen McCarthy},
Neurological patients were presented with a succession of 2-11 stimuli which they were required to count, reporting the number in the series when it finished. The stimuli were binaural clicks, or pulses on the right or on the left index finger. Regardless of stimulus modality or lateralization, patients with lesions involving the right frontal lobe were impaired when the presentation rate was 1/sec. There was no corresponding impairment when the presentation rate was increased to 7/sec. It is… CONTINUE READING

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