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The left parietal cortex and motor attention.

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The posterior parietal cortex, particularly in the right hemisphere, is crucially important for covert orienting; lesions impair the ability to disengage the focus of covert orienting attention from one potential saccade target to another (Posner, M. I. et al., Journal of Neuroscience, 1984, 4, 1863-1874). We have developed a task where precues allow subjects to covertly prepare subsequent cued hand movements, as opposed to an orienting or eye movement. We refer to this process as motor atten...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Neuropsychologia
Volume:
35
Issue:
9
Pages:
1261-1273
Publication date:
1997-09-05
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EISSN:
1873-3514
ISSN:
0028-3932
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uuid:626d930f-1ada-4dc8-829e-b85c7547dfc1
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26130
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pubs:26130

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