Visual training in hemianopia alters neural activity in the absence of behavioural improvement: a pilot study
Damage to the primary visual cortex (V1) due to stroke often results in permanent loss of sight affecting one side of the visual field (homonymous hemianopia). Some rehabilitation approaches have shown improvement in visual performance in the blind region, but require a significant time investment.
Seven patients with cortical damage performed 400 trials of a motion direction discrimination task daily for five days. Three patients received anod...Expand abstract
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