Visual exploration training is no better than attention training for treating hemianopia.

@article{Lane2010VisualET,
  title={Visual exploration training is no better than attention training for treating hemianopia.},
  author={Alison R. Lane and Daniel T. Smith and Amanda Ellison and Thomas Schenk},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={133 Pt 6},
  pages={1717-28}
}
Patients with homonymous visual field defects experience disabling functional impairments as a consequence of their visual loss. Compensatory visual exploration training aims to improve the searching skills of these patients in order to help them to cope more effectively. However, until now the efficacy of this training has not been compared to that of a control intervention. Given that exploration training uses the visual search paradigm, which is known to require visual attention, in this… CONTINUE READING