Mental navigation in humans is processed in the anterior bank of the parieto-occipital sulcus
|Mental navigation in humans is processed in the anterior bank of the parieto-occipital sulcus|
|Authors:||Tadashi Ino, Yumiko Inoue, Masato Kage, Syuchi Hirose, Tooru Kimura, Hidenao Fukuyama|
|Citation:||Neuroscience Letters 322 : 182-186. 2002|
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Mental navigation in humans is processed in the anterior bank of the parieto-occipital sulcus reports a fMRI study on egocentric spatial processes. The subjects were told to mentally navigate from one given area in a familiar place to another and count the number of left and right turns. The subjects eyes were covered with an eye mask and they were told not to do phonation.
The control task was to count from the last of two given 3-digit number, e.g., 123 and 124.
|Subject group (help)|
|Right-handed male volunteers|
|Subjects/♂/♀:||16 / 16 / 0|
|Age:||32.3 ±6.8 (–)|
A group of 16 right-handed male volunteers with 16 males and 0 females were included in the study. The Japanese group had a mean age of 32.3.