Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch's A Reader in Visual Agnosia PDF

By Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch

ISBN-10: 1138121231

ISBN-13: 9781138121232

ISBN-10: 1138951005

ISBN-13: 9781138951006

The case research of John has supplied a distinct perception into the character of visible agnosia and extra greatly into the underlying methods which help human imaginative and prescient. After ache a stroke, John had difficulties in spotting universal items, faces, seeing shades, examining and discovering his means round his setting. A Reader in visible Agnosia brings jointly the first medical papers describing the distinct investigations for every visible challenge which the authors performed with John, referred to as sufferer HJA. This paintings used to be summarised first and foremost in To See yet to not See (1987), and 26 years later in A Case research in visible Agnosia Revisited (2013).



The chapters are divided into 6 components comparable to the main components of investigation:




  • Integrative visible agnosia



  • Perception of worldwide form



  • Face perception



  • Colour perception



  • Word recognition



  • Changes over time


Each half incorporates a brief creation, written by way of the 2 top researchers who labored with John, which highlights the kin among the papers and demonstrates the pathway of the case research. The ebook should be useful to scholars and researchers in visible cognition, cognitive neuropsychology and imaginative and prescient neuroscience.

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