Left imaginal neglect in heminattention: experimental study with the O’clock Test

D. Grossi, R. Angelini, A. Pecchinenda, L. Pizzamiglio, L. Pizzamiglio

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Abstract

Both sensory and imaginal defects have been reported in unilateral neglect, but their assessment based on the description of famous squares can be difficult in a clinical setting. The O’clock Test is an alternative tool for revealing imaginal defects. Our aim was to demonstrate imaginal neglect in patients with left heminattention. Ten patients were studied and a mild unilateral defect in imaginal processes was found with an increase in the defect when the patients were fatigued.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-158
Number of pages4
JournalBehavioural Neurology
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993

Keywords

  • Heminattention
  • Mental imagery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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