Case Studies in the Neuropsychology of Vision

Case Studies in the Neuropsychology of Vision

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One important means to understanding normal cognitive functions is the study of the breakdown of these functions following brain damage. This book provides reviews of major case studies dealing with the breakdown of visual perception and recognition, including the disorders of motion vision, colour vision, perceptual integration, perceptual classification, recognition of particular categories of object, semantic access from vision (in optic aphasia), and recognition impairments with relative sparing of imagery. The cases are discussed in the light of studies that have followed since, and the chapters provide a context in which the contributions of the case studies can be evaluated.CHAPTER TWO Cerebral achromatopsia C.A. Heywood Department of Psychology, Science Laboratories, University of ... progress in elucidating the organisation and function of visual cortex such that few would deny the general conclusionanbsp;...

Title:Case Studies in the Neuropsychology of Vision
Author:Glyn W. Humphreys
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2013-04-15


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