Non-spatial extinction following lesions of the parietal lobe in humans

@article{Humphreys1994NonspatialEF,
  title={Non-spatial extinction following lesions of the parietal lobe in humans},
  author={Glyn W. Humphreys and Cristina Romani and Andrew C. Olson and Malcolm Riddoch and John Duncan},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1994},
  volume={372},
  pages={357-359}
}
EFFICIENT behaviour in the visual environment requires selection between stimuli competing for control of action. Many current models of selection are spatial: relevant objects are chosen by attending to their locations1–3. The unilateral stimulus extinction observed following lesions of the parietal lobe provides evidence for spatial selection4. Such patients may identify a single stimulus presented in their contralesional field, but can fail to detect the same stimulus when a competing… 

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