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Prism adaptation and other tasks involving spatial abilities in patients with Parkinson's disease, patients with frontal lobe lesions and patients with unilateral temporal lobectomies.

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Patients in the early stages of Parkinson's disease were compared with patients who had sustained damage specific to either the frontal or temporal lobes and normal controls on a delayed alternation task, a test of the left right orientation and a prism adaptation task. On the former two tasks age accounted for more of the variability in performance than did site of brain lesion. However, patients with frontal lobe, right temporal lobe or basal ganglia damage were significantly impaired on th...

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Canavan, AG More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Marsden, CD More by this author
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Journal:
Neuropsychologia
Volume:
28
Issue:
9
Pages:
969-984
Publication date:
1990
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-3514
ISSN:
0028-3932
URN:
uuid:3ce82199-ec9f-4971-ad27-21b5a5c3171c
Source identifiers:
16989
Local pid:
pubs:16989

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