By Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch
Visual agnosia is an extraordinary yet attention-grabbing affliction of visible item acceptance which may take place after a mind lesion. This ebook files the case of John, who labored intensively with the authors for 26 years after buying visible agnosia following a stroke. It revisits John’s case over 20 years after it used to be initially defined within the ebook To See yet to not See, in 1987. As within the prior ebook, the is illuminated by way of John and his spouse, Iris, of their personal words.
A Case learn in visible Agnosia Revisited discusses John’s case within the context of study into the cognitive neuroscience of imaginative and prescient over the last two decades. It exhibits how John’s difficulties in attractiveness grants vital insights into the best way that item attractiveness occurs within the mind, with the consequences acquired in stories of John’s belief being in comparison to rising paintings from mind imaging in basic observers. The booklet offers a miles fuller research of the range of perceptual difficulties that John skilled, detailing not just his impaired item acceptance but in addition his face processing, his processing of alternative visible positive factors (colour, movement, depth), his skill to behave on and negotiate his surroundings, and his interpreting and writing.
A Case learn in visible Agnosia Revisited will be a key reference for these serious about realizing how imaginative and prescient is carried out within the mind. it will likely be appropriate for either undergraduate scholars taking classes in cognitive psychology and neuropsychology, and in addition researchers within the cognitive neuroscience of imaginative and prescient. The presentation of John’s case, and the human features of the illness, may also be of serious curiosity to a normal viewers of lay humans attracted to perception.
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A Case Study in Visual Agnosia Revisited: To see but not to see by Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch