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The effects of local and global processing demands on perception and action

Hughes, Laura; Bates, Timothy C.; Aimola Davies, Anne


The line-bisection task, adapted to utilise a wooden rod as the bisection stimulus, has revealed that patients with visuo-spatial neglect may be more accurate at bisection when asked to pick up the rod, compared to pointing to its centre. We recently reported that neurologically intact participants show a similar dissociation on this task-demonstrating a rightward bias when pointing to the centre, which was not present when grasping the rod by the centre. The current paper examined how pointing...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Brain and Cognition
DOI: 10.1016/j.bandc.2005.05.003


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