On the right (and left) track: Twenty years of progress in studying hemispatial neglect

  title={On the right (and left) track: Twenty years of progress in studying hemispatial neglect},
  author={Laurel J. Buxbaum},
  journal={Cognitive Neuropsychology},
  pages={184 - 201}
  • L. Buxbaum
  • Published 1 February 2006
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Cognitive Neuropsychology
In the last 20 years, several important developments have markedly expanded our understanding of the hemispatial neglect syndrome and, more broadly, of the brain's representation of objects, space, and action. This review follows seven “threads” of scientific development to evaluate some of the changes in our thinking about the mechanisms of neglect, its key characteristics, the spatial frames of reference affected, the psychophysical properties of neglect phenomena, the relationship of neglect… 
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