Greater sparing of visual search abilities in children after congenital rather than acquired focal brain damage

Eugenio Maria Mercuri, F Tinelli, A Guzzetta, C Bertini, Diego Ricci, E Ladavas, G. Cioni

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Abstract

Visual search refers to the capacity of an individual to find a target among simultaneously presented distracters and is based on visual abilities such as a fast visual processing and an accurate control of ballistic eye movements (saccades) that guide the fovea to the target location.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)721-728
Number of pages8
JournalNEUROREHABILITATION AND NEURAL REPAIR
Volume25
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Attention
  • Brain Injuries
  • Child
  • Eye Movements
  • Female
  • Functional Laterality
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Neuropsychological Tests
  • Reaction Time
  • Vision Disorders
  • Visual Fields
  • Visual Perception

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