By Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch

ISBN-10: 1138121231

ISBN-13: 9781138121232

ISBN-10: 1138951005

ISBN-13: 9781138951006

The case examine of John has supplied a distinct perception into the character of visible agnosia and extra generally into the underlying techniques which aid human imaginative and prescient. After anguish a stroke, John had difficulties in spotting universal gadgets, faces, seeing shades, examining and discovering his means round his surroundings. A Reader in visible Agnosia brings jointly the first medical papers describing the specific investigations for every visible challenge which the authors performed with John, referred to as sufferer HJA. This paintings was once summarised at first 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 elements resembling the major components of investigation:




  • Integrative visible agnosia



  • Perception of world form



  • Face perception



  • Colour perception



  • Word recognition



  • Changes over time


Each half encompasses a brief creation, written through the 2 major researchers who labored with John, which highlights the family members among the papers and demonstrates the pathway of the case research. The ebook could be useful to scholars and researchers in visible cognition, cognitive neuropsychology and imaginative and prescient neuroscience.

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