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Modified target cancellation in hemispatial neglect
  1. Sashank Prasad,
  2. Aaron L Berkowitz
  1. Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Aaron L Berkowitz, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA; aberkowitz3{at}

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A 70-year-old woman developed left hemispatial neglect following a right parietal haemorrhage (figure 1A). On a standard target cancellation task, she neglected 6/10 left-sided stimuli (figure 1B,C and see online supplementary video). However, on a modified target cancellation task (erasing targets …

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  • Contributors Both authors contributed to the conception, drafting and revision of the manuscript, and approved the final submitted version for publication.

  • Competing interests AB receives royalties from Clinical Pathophysiology Made Ridiculously Simple (Medmaster, Inc) and The Improvising Mind (Oxford University Press).

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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