Mechanisms of unilateral spatial neglect in relation to laterality of cerebral lesions.

@article{Gainotti1986MechanismsOU,
  title={Mechanisms of unilateral spatial neglect in relation to laterality of cerebral lesions.},
  author={Guido Gainotti and Patrizia D'Erme and Denise Monteleone and Maria Caterina Silveri},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={1986},
  volume={109 ( Pt 4)},
  pages={599-612}
}
An Overlapping Figures test, considered as appropriate to study focusing of attention on small but complex stimuli falling in the central parts of visual field and a Searching for Animals test, designed to study the exploration of large parts of extrapersonal space, were administered to 38 controls, and 90 right and 82 left brain-damaged patients. The investigation was designed to test the hypothesis that the extent of space to be explored may have a different influence on unilateral spatial… CONTINUE READING