New PDF release: A Reader in Visual Agnosia

By Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch

The case examine of John has supplied a distinct perception into the character of visible agnosia and extra greatly into the underlying tactics which aid human imaginative and prescient. After pain a stroke, John had difficulties in spotting universal gadgets, faces, seeing shades, interpreting and discovering his method round his atmosphere. A Reader in visible Agnosia brings jointly the first medical papers describing the certain investigations for every visible challenge which the authors performed with John, often called sufferer HJA. This paintings was once summarised at the beginning in To See yet to not See (1987), and 26 years later in A Case examine in visible Agnosia Revisited (2013).

The chapters are divided into 6 elements comparable to the foremost parts of investigation:

  • Integrative visible agnosia

  • Perception of worldwide form

  • Face perception

  • Colour perception

  • Word recognition

  • Changes over time

Each half features a brief advent, written by way of the 2 top researchers who labored with John, which highlights the kinfolk among the papers and demonstrates the pathway of the case research. The e-book should be beneficial to scholars and researchers in visible cognition, cognitive neuropsychology and imaginative and prescient neuroscience.

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