publication . Article . 2005

Improvement of a face perception deficit via sub-sensory galvanic vestibular stimulation

Wilkinson, David T.; Ko, Philip; Kilduff, Patrick; McGlinchey, Regina; Milberg, William P.;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2005
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The remediative effect of galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS) was investigated in a patient who, following right hemisphere damage, is profoundly unable to recognize faces. We administered a two-alternative forced choice match-to-sample task in which the patient had to choose which of two faces matched a sample face presented directly above, while bipolar, transcutaneous Current was applied to the left and right Vestibular nerves at a level below the patient's sensory threshold. Performance improved beyond the chance-level observed prestimulation. and relied on reversing the electrode polarity across two separate blocks of trials. such that each mastoid receiv...
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