The Dynamics of Interhemispheric Compensatory Processes in Mental Imagery

  title={The Dynamics of Interhemispheric Compensatory Processes in Mental Imagery},
  author={Alexander Thomas Sack and Joan A. Camprodon and {\'A}lvaro Pascual-Leone and Rainer Goebel},
  pages={702 - 704}
The capacity to generate and analyze mental visual images is essential for many cognitive abilities. We combined triple-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation (tpTMS) and repetitive TMS (rTMS) to determine which distinct aspect of mental imagery is carried out by the left and right parietal lobe and to reveal interhemispheric compensatory interactions. The left parietal lobe was predominant in generating mental images, whereas the right parietal lobe was specialized in the spatial comparison… 

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