By Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch
Visual agnosia is a unprecedented yet attention-grabbing ailment of visible item attractiveness that may happen after a mind lesion. This ebook records 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 two decades after it was once initially defined within the booklet To See yet to not See, in 1987. As within the prior e-book, the situation is illuminated through John and his spouse, Iris, of their personal words.
A Case learn in visible Agnosia Revisited discusses John’s case within the context of analysis into the cognitive neuroscience of imaginative and prescient over the last 20 years. It indicates how John’s difficulties in attractiveness promises vital insights into the way in which 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 general observers. The ebook offers a miles fuller research of the diversity of perceptual difficulties that John skilled, detailing not just his impaired item attractiveness but additionally his face processing, his processing of alternative visible gains (colour, movement, depth), his skill to behave on and negotiate his surroundings, and his studying and writing.
A Case research in visible Agnosia Revisited will be a key reference for these fascinated with knowing how imaginative and prescient is carried out within the mind. will probably be compatible for either undergraduate scholars taking classes in cognitive psychology and neuropsychology, and likewise researchers within the cognitive neuroscience of imaginative and prescient. The presentation of John’s case, and the human elements of the disease, can be of serious curiosity to a basic 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