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Visual training in hemianopia alters neural activity in the absence of behavioural improvement: a pilot study

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Background

Damage to the primary visual cortex (V1) due to stroke often results in permanent loss of sight affecting one side of the visual field (homonymous hemianopia). Some rehabilitation approaches have shown improvement in visual performance in the blind region, but require a significant time investment.

Methods

Seven patients with cortical damage performed 400 trials of a motion direction discrimination task daily for five days. Three patients received anod...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1111/opo.12584

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Larcombe, S More by this author
Kulyomina, Y More by this author
Antonova, N More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Ajina, SS
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Ajina, SS
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Bridge, H
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
5
Pages:
538-549
Publication date:
2018-10-24
Acceptance date:
2018-09-10
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-1313
ISSN:
0275-5408
Pubs id:
pubs:922092
URN:
uri:a531d47f-9452-4432-89e8-7aa8e1d00921
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uuid:a531d47f-9452-4432-89e8-7aa8e1d00921
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pubs:922092

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