The ventral attention network: the mirror of the language network in the right brain hemisphere

  title={The ventral attention network: the mirror of the language network in the right brain hemisphere},
  author={Florian Bernard and Jean-Michel Lem{\'e}e and Edouard Mazerand and Louis-Marie Leiber and Philippe Menei and Aram Ter Minassian},
  journal={Journal of Anatomy},
  pages={632 - 642}
Resting‐state functional MRI (RfMRI) analyses have identified two anatomically separable fronto‐parietal attention networks in the human brain: a bilateral dorsal attention network and a right‐lateralised ventral attention network (VAN). The VAN has been implicated in visuospatial cognition and, thus, potentially in the unilateral spatial neglect associated with right hemisphere lesions. Its parietal, frontal and temporal endpoints are thought to be structurally supported by undefined white… 
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