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Hemispheric and attentional effects on the transmission of somatosensory information

Oldfield, Simon Robert

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The initial aim of the present studies was to determine whether information processing rates could be facilitated as a result of dividing information load between hemispheres as opposed to projecting it solely into one hemisphere. A Choice Reaction Time (CRT) paradigm was chosen as being a suitable method of measuring processing capacity and as such, of testing the question under investigation. The lateralisation of stimuli (S) and responses (R) was achieved by using tactile delivered to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-26
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10548

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