A Headset Method for Measuring the Visual Temporal Discrimination Threshold in Cervical Dystonia
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|Title:||A Headset Method for Measuring the Visual Temporal Discrimination Threshold in Cervical Dystonia||Authors:||Molloy, Anna
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7377||Date:||Jul-2014||Abstract:||The visual temporal discrimination threshold (TDT) is the shortest time interval at which one can determine two stimuli to be asynchronous and meets criteria for a valid endophenotype in adult-onset idiopathic focal dystonia, a poorly penetrant disorder. Temporal discrimination is assessed in the hospital laboratory; in unaffected relatives of multiplex adult-onset dystonia patients distance from the hospital is a barrier to data acquisition. We devised a portable headset method for visual temporal discrimination determination and our aim was to validate this portable tool against the traditional laboratory-based method in a group of patients and in a large cohort of healthy controls.||Funding Details:||Science Foundation Ireland||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Columbia University Library/Information Service, Center for Digital Research and Scholarship||Copyright (published version):||2014 the Authors||Keywords:||Cervical dystonia;Temporal discrimination threshold;Headset||DOI:||10.7916/D8TD9VF6||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
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