Right hemispatial inattention and magical ideation

  title={Right hemispatial inattention and magical ideation},
  author={Peter Brugger and Roger Graves},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
In visual and tactile bisection tasks, healthy subjects have been reported to place the subjective midline towards the left of the objective midline. This phenomenon, known as “pseudoneglect”, has been interpreted as a right hemispatial inattention due to hypodopaminergic activity of the left hemisphere mesocortical dopamine system. In schizophrenic patients pseudoneglect was previously found to be correlated with severity of psychotic symptoms. We administered a tactile bisection task (rod… CONTINUE READING


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