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Representational Impairment as a Factor in Neglect

  • E. Bisiach
  • A. Berti
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Abstract

Unilateral neglect (UN) has become one of the major topics of modern behavioral neurology. The reason for this is evident: investigation of UN may provide substantial understanding of the mechanisms involved in spatial behavior of complex organisms. In particular, UN challenges current concepts of attention, representation, awareness, and control, insofar as these concepts relate to spatial behavior.

Keywords

Retina Neurol Dinates Metaphor Autochthonous 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Bisiach
    • 1
  • A. Berti
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Clinica NeurologicaUniversità di MilanoMilanItaly

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