Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to one side of observed space

Etymologies

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hemi- +‎ spatial

Examples

  • The condition is known as hemispatial neglect and it's most common with an injury to the right hemisphere.

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  • A clinical syndrome called hemispatial neglect may help to answer the question.

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  • Left Neglect, also known as unilateral neglect and hemispatial neglect, is a real neurological syndrome that occurs due to damage to the right hemisphere of the brain, such as might follow a right-hemisphere stroke, hemorrhage, or traumatic brain injury.

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  • For a pilot study, Dr. Bozzali and his colleagues recruited 20 stroke patients suffering from hemispatial neglect.

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  • This one-sided over-activity could contribute to hemispatial neglect.

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  • Rehabilitation from "hemispatial neglect" -- a condition in which damage to one hemisphere of the brain affects visual or other perceptions -- involves helping people be aware of things they are unable to see because of their condition.

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