On the role of posterior parietal and prefrontal cortex in visuo-spatial perception and attention.
Monkeys with bilateral removal of caudal prefrontal cortex (area 8) or dorso-lateral parietal cortex (areas 5 and 7) or the inferior temporal cortex (area TE) were presented with two versions of a go-left/go-right visuo-spatial discrimination. In the first task they had to displace either the left or right of two identical plaques according to whether both plaques were black or white respectively. There were no performance differences among groups. In the second task, the two plaques were alw...Expand abstract
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