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Optic ataxia affects the lower limbs: evidence from a single case study.

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Optic ataxia represents a spatial impairment of visually guided reaching following bilateral or unilateral damage to the posterior parietal cortex that is independent of purely motor or visual deficits. Research to date has focused on reaching actions performed with the upper limbs but has neglected to explore whether or not optic ataxia affects the lower limbs, that is, whether it is effector-specific. We asked patient M.H., who suffers from unilateral optic ataxia from left hemispheric dama...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior
Volume:
49
Issue:
5
Pages:
1229-1240
Publication date:
2013-05-05
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EISSN:
1973-8102
ISSN:
0010-9452
URN:
uuid:7cbc6fdd-5f1f-4805-a202-1b5c44003752
Source identifiers:
351171
Local pid:
pubs:351171

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