Effect of head-centered and body-centered hemispace in unilateral neglect

Toshikatsu Fujii, Reiko Fukatsu, Kyoko Suzuki, Atsushi Yamadori

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of head-centered and body-centered hemispace on a line bisection task in patients with left unilateral neglect. Five patients with left unilateral neglect were given a line bisection task under four different conditions. The results clearly demonstrate that both head-centered and body-centered hemispace had a statistically significant effect on the line bisection task. The results are discussed with respect to a reference frame of space and the validity of dividing unilateral neglect into two components (i.e., spatial neglect and object neglect) is proposed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)777-783
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
Volume18
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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