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Knowing what you need but not what you want: affordances and action-defined templates in neglect.

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We examined search for target objects in a patient, MP, showing symptoms of left unilateral neglect. The conditions varied how the target was defined, the numbers of targets and distractors, and whether search was for multiple or single targets. We found that search was substantially improved when the target was defined by a description of its action rather than its name. This advantage for action-defined targets increased with larger display sizes. For both action and name-defined targets, t...

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10.1155/2002/635685

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Behavioural neurology
Volume:
13
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
75-87
Publication date:
2001
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EISSN:
1875-8584
ISSN:
0953-4180
URN:
uuid:0097bdb0-b5f3-4af6-9f49-e5a01e4351c1
Source identifiers:
270545
Local pid:
pubs:270545

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