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Repetitive long-term prism adaptation permanently improves the detection of contralesional visual stimuli in a patient with chronic neglect.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20691433     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The aim of the current study was to investigate long-term effects in spatial awareness after daily exposure to prism adaptation during three months in a patient with hemispatial neglect. Results showed improvement in the detection of stimuli in the contralesional visual field, as measured with perimetry, in the contralesional visual field up to 24 months after ending prism adaptation. These perimetrical results suggest that compensatory eye movements are an unlikely candidate for an underlying mechanism.
Authors:
Tanja C W Nijboer; Gudrun M S Nys; Maarten J van der Smagt; Stefan van der Stigchel; H Chris Dijkerman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-07-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1973-8102     ISO Abbreviation:  Cortex     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0100725     Medline TA:  Cortex     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  734-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Srl. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Utrecht University, Helmholtz Institute, Department of Experimental Psychology, the Netherlands.
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