Spatial neglect, Balint-Homes' and Gerstmann's syndrome, and other spatial disorders.

@article{Vallar2007SpatialNB,
  title={Spatial neglect, Balint-Homes' and Gerstmann's syndrome, and other spatial disorders.},
  author={Giuseppe Vallar},
  journal={CNS spectrums},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 7},
  pages={527-36}
}
Brain-damaged patients with lesion or dysfunction involving the parietal cortex may show a variety of neuropsychological impairments involving spatial cognition. The more frequent and disabling deficit is the syndrome of unilateral spatial neglect that, in a nutshell, consists in a bias of spatial representation and attention ipsilateral to of extrapersonal, personal (ie, the body) space, or both, toward the side of the hemispheric lesion. The deficit is more frequent and severe after damage to… CONTINUE READING
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