Evidence for differentiation of right hemisphere visual-perceptual functions

Jeanette Wasserstein, Russ Zappulla, Jeffrey Rosen, Louis Gerstman

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Abstract

Performance on tasks sensitive to right hemisphere dysfunction (facial discrimination and perceptual closure) are reported in eight patients with right hemisphere lesions. Patients demonstrated an apparent double dissociation of performance on the two measures. Site-by-task specificity for the closure task was strongly suggested. Implications for right hemisphere organization and underlying psychological processes are considered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-56
Number of pages6
JournalBrain and Cognition
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1984
Externally publishedYes

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