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Unconscious activation of visual cortex in the damaged right hemisphere of a parietal patient with extinction.

Abstract:

Visual extinction is a sign classically associated with right parietal damage. The patient can see a single stimulus presented in the ipsilesional or contralesional visual field, but is characteristically unaware of the same contralesional stimulus during simultaneous stimulation of both fields. The ipsilesional stimulus is said to 'extinguish' the contralesional stimulus from awareness during bilateral stimulation, perhaps due to a pathological bias in attention towards the ipsilesional side...

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10.1093/brain/123.8.1624

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Wojciulik, E More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Brain : a journal of neurology
Volume:
123 ( Pt 8)
Issue:
8
Pages:
1624-1633
Publication date:
2000-08-05
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EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
URN:
uuid:1a31bb89-2487-4061-8731-a47e7e16d5f6
Source identifiers:
365287
Local pid:
pubs:365287

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