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Blind vision : the neuroscience of visual impairment

Author: Zaira Cattaneo; Tomaso Vecchi
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An investigation of the effects of blindness and other types of visual deficit on cognitive abilities.

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Blind vision.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010018807
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zaira Cattaneo; Tomaso Vecchi
ISBN: 9780262015035 026201503X 9780262295819 0262295814
OCLC Number: 897051286
Description: 1 online resource (269 p., 4 p. of plates) illustrations (some color)
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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