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Impaired spatial working memory: one component of the visual neglect syndrome?

Abstract:

Both impaired spatial working memory (SWM) and unilateral neglect may follow damage to the right parietal lobe. We propose that impaired SWM can exacerbate visual neglect, due to failures in remembering locations that have already been searched. When combined with an attentional bias to the ipsilesional right side, such a SWM impairment should induce recursive search of ipsilesional locations. Here we studied a left neglect patient with a right temporoparietal haemorrhage. On a nonlateralised...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Journal:
Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior
Volume:
40
Issue:
4-5
Pages:
667-676
Publication date:
2004
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EISSN:
1973-8102
ISSN:
0010-9452
URN:
uuid:1b0c7995-c647-484d-be7e-6f4b642b0de7
Source identifiers:
365301
Local pid:
pubs:365301

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