Spatial awareness is a function of the temporal not the posterior parietal lobe

@article{Karnath2001SpatialAI,
  title={Spatial awareness is a function of the temporal not the posterior parietal lobe},
  author={Hans-Otto Karnath and Susanne Ferber and Marc Himmelbach},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2001},
  volume={411},
  pages={950-953}
}
Our current understanding of spatial behaviour and parietal lobe function is largely based on the belief that spatial neglect in humans (a lack of awareness of space on the side of the body contralateral to a brain injury) is typically associated with lesions of the posterior parietal lobe. However, in monkeys, this disorder is observed after lesions of the superior temporal cortex, a puzzling discrepancy between the species. Here we show that, contrary to the widely accepted view, the superior… 

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