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Blindsight : a case study and implications

Author: Lawrence Weiskrantz
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon, 1986
Series: Oxford psychology series, no. 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Studies of patients with damage to the neocortex have revealed that some can discriminate certain visual events within their 'blind' fields. This book is an account of research into a particular case  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fallstudiensammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Weiskrantz
ISBN: 0198521928 9780198521921 0198521294 9780198521297
OCLC Number: 21677307
Notes: Includes index.
Description: [200] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART 1; 1. Background; 2. D.B.: Clinical history and early testing; PART 2; 3. Reaching for randomly allocated targets; 4. 'Presence' versus 'Absence'; 5. Visual acuity; 6. Movement thresholds; 7. Discrimination of orientation; 8. 'Form' discrimination; 9. Detection with slow rate of onset; 10. The natural blind-spot (optic disc) within the scotoma; 11. Left versus right eye; 12. Detection of direction of contrast; 13. 'Waves'; 14. Matching between impaired and intact fields; 15. Matching within the impaired field; 16. Double associations between form and detection; 17. Standard situation; PART 3; Review of other cases; 19. Status, issues, and implications; References; Author index; Subject index
Series Title: Oxford psychology series, no. 12.
Responsibility: L. Weiskrantz.

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"A comprehensive review of an intriguing topic by a leading investigator in the field. While the debate continues, Blindsight is a convenient sourcebook for multidisciplinary investigators and Read more...

 
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