The middle house or the middle floor: Bisecting horizontal and vertical mental number lines in neglect

@inproceedings{Cappelletti2007TheMH,
  title={The middle house or the middle floor: Bisecting horizontal and vertical mental number lines in neglect},
  author={Marinella Cappelletti and Elliot D. Freeman and Lisa Cipolotti},
  booktitle={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2007}
}
This study explores the processing of mental number lines and physical lines in five patients with left unilateral neglect. Three tasks were used: mental number bisection ('report the middle number between two numbers'), physical line bisection ('mark the middle of a line'), and a landmark task ('is the mark on the line to the left/right or higher/lower than the middle of the line?'). We manipulated the number line orientation purely by task instruction: neglect patients were told that the… CONTINUE READING
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