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By Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch

Visual agnosia is a unprecedented yet interesting sickness of visible item acceptance that may happen after a mind lesion. This publication 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 past publication, the situation is illuminated by way of John and his spouse, Iris, of their personal words.

A Case research 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 indicates how John’s difficulties in attractiveness provides very important insights into the best way that item popularity occurs within the mind, with the implications bought in reports of John’s conception being in comparison to rising paintings from mind imaging in basic observers. The ebook provides a miles fuller research of the diversity of perceptual difficulties that John skilled, detailing not just his impaired item attractiveness but in addition his face processing, his processing of other visible beneficial properties (colour, movement, depth), his skill to behave on and negotiate his setting, and his studying and writing.

A Case learn in visible Agnosia Revisited will be a key reference for these enthusiastic about realizing how imaginative and prescient is carried out within the mind. it is going to 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 features of the sickness, can be of significant curiosity to a common viewers of lay humans attracted to perception.

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