Recovering attention after a stroke: Brain’s right hemisphere may be more valuable

18 febrero 2015

The right hemisphere may assist a damaged left hemisphere recover visual attention after a stroke, new research suggests. «The results demonstrate that the tasks we do every day change how the brain pays attention to the world around us. By understanding how these changes occur in healthy individuals, we can focus on behaviors that are impaired in stroke patients and provide a focus for rehabilitation,» one researcher noted.