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By Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch

The case research of John has supplied a different perception into the character of visible agnosia and extra widely into the underlying strategies which aid human imaginative and prescient. After affliction a stroke, John had difficulties in spotting universal gadgets, faces, seeing shades, interpreting and discovering his method round his setting. A Reader in visible Agnosia brings jointly the first clinical papers describing the specified investigations for every visible challenge which the authors conducted with John, often called sufferer HJA. This paintings was once summarised first and foremost in To See yet to not See (1987), and 26 years later in A Case examine 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 includes a brief creation, written by means of the 2 top researchers who labored with John, which highlights the relatives among the papers and demonstrates the pathway of the case research. The booklet could be precious to scholars and researchers in visible cognition, cognitive neuropsychology and imaginative and prescient neuroscience.

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