Maravita, A; McNeil, J; Malhotra, P; Greenwood, R; Husain, M; Driver, J; (2003) Prism adaptation can improve contralesional tactile perception in neglect. NEUROLOGY , 60 (11) 1829 - 1831.
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The authors show that prismatic adaptation can reduce tactile inattention in stroke patients with unilateral neglect. Four patients with visuospatial neglect and tactile extinction underwent 10-minute application of 20degrees right-shifting prismatic lenses during pointing. This improved contralesional tactile perception in all patients, even for a task requiring no exploration or spatial motor responses. This finding suggests a potential role for prismatic adaptation in the rehabilitation of multiple sensory modalities in patients with neglect.
|Title:||Prism adaptation can improve contralesional tactile perception in neglect|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Psychology and Language Sciences (Division of) > Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience|
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Institute of Neurology
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Life Sciences
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