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The man whose brain ignores one half of his world

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A stroke left Alan Burgess with hemispatial neglect – an inability to pay attention to sensory stimuli on his left side…

His stroke damaged the parietal lobe on the right side of his brain, the part that deals with the higher processing of attention. The damage causes him to ignore people, sounds, and objects on his left.

See on www.guardian.co.uk

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This entry was posted on November 24, 2012 by in IDEAS.

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