Improving Neglect by TMS

  title={Improving Neglect by TMS},
  author={Brigida Fierro and Filippo Brighina and Edoardo Bisiach},
  booktitle={Behavioural neurology},
Hemispatial neglect refers to the defective ability of patients to explore or act upon the side of space contralateral to the lesion and to attend to stimuli presented in that portion of space. Evidence from animal models suggests that many of the behavioural sequelae associated with visual neglect may result not solely from the size of the lesion, but also from a pathological state of increased inhibition exerted on the damaged hemisphere by the contralesional hemisphere. On the basis of these… CONTINUE READING