Unilateral Spatial Neglect in Visual and Tactile Modalities

  title={Unilateral Spatial Neglect in Visual and Tactile Modalities},
  author={Toshikatsu Fujii and Reiko Fukatsu and Itaru Kimura and Shun-Ichi Saso and Kyuya Kogure},
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a unilateral spatial neglect phenomenon occurs in the tactile modality in the absence of visual information. Ten patients with clinically confirmed visual spatial neglect and 10 normal controls bisected lines visually, or by touch when blindfolded. In visual presentation, the rightward deviation of the subjective midline was significantly more prominent in patients with visual spatial neglect than in normal controls. However, in the tactile… CONTINUE READING