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Blind vision : the neuroscience of visual impairment

Author: Zaira Cattaneo; Tomaso Vecchi
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011.
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Can a blind person see? The very idea seems paradoxical. Here the authors examine the effects of blindness and other types of visual deficit on the development and functioning of the human cognitive system.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cattaneo, Zaira, 1979-
Blind vision.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010018807
(OCoLC)624405312
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zaira Cattaneo; Tomaso Vecchi
ISBN: 9780262295819 0262295814 9780262294591 0262294591
OCLC Number: 742350364
Description: 1 online resource (269 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Blindness and sensory compensation --
The relationship between visual perception, imagery, and cognitive functions --
Imagery and working memory processes in the blind --
Spatial cognition in the blind --
Low vision --
The importance of blindness onset --
Cortical plasticity and blindness.
Responsibility: Zaira Cattaneo and Tomaso Vecchi.

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