Impact of alertness training on spatial neglect: A behavioural and fMRI study

@article{Thimm2006ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of alertness training on spatial neglect: A behavioural and fMRI study},
  author={Martin Thimm and Gereon R. Fink and Jutta Kuest and Hans Karbe and Walter Sturm},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2006},
  volume={44},
  pages={1230-1246}
}
The effects of a 3-week computerised alertness training on chronic (>3 months) visuospatial hemineglect were investigated prospectively in seven patients by means of neuropsychological tests and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Following the alertness training, the group showed improved alertness and a significant improvement in the performance of a neglect test battery over and above any improvement during a 3-week baseline phase. Improvements in the neglect tasks were accompanied… CONTINUE READING

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