When Right Goes Left: An Investigation of Line Bisection in a Case of Visual Neglect

@article{Marshall1989WhenRG,
  title={When Right Goes Left: An Investigation of Line Bisection in a Case of Visual Neglect},
  author={J. C. Marshall and Peter W. Halligan},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={1989},
  volume={25},
  pages={503-515}
}
We report a case of severe "left" visual neglect consequent upon lesion of the right temporo-parietal region. The patient's performance on line bisection is studied in three conditions: (a) standard line bisection; (b) evaluating and correcting the patient's previous erroneous bisections; and (c) evaluating and "correcting" correctly bisected lines. In all conditions, the magnitude of absolute displacement increases as a function of stimulus length; in all conditions, the direction of… CONTINUE READING
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