Qualitative analysis of unilateral spatial neglect in relation to laterality of cerebral lesions.

  title={Qualitative analysis of unilateral spatial neglect in relation to laterality of cerebral lesions.},
  author={Guido Gainotti and Prof. Ch. Messerli and Ralph G. Tissot},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={35 4},
Two unselected groups of patients, affected by a mono-hemispheric cerebral lesion, were studied in two seperate services by means of various tasks of copying drawings, in order to check the hypothesis of a qualitative difference between unilateral spatial neglect (USN) of right and left brain-damaged patients. In both experimental groups drawing asymmetries were found to be of slight importance among the left hemispheric patients, consisting chiefly in a tendency to omit some figures lying on… CONTINUE READING


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