By Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch
The case research of John has supplied a distinct perception into the character of visible agnosia and extra extensively into the underlying procedures which aid human imaginative and prescient. After affliction a stroke, John had difficulties in spotting universal gadgets, faces, seeing colors, analyzing and discovering his means round his atmosphere. A Reader in visible Agnosia brings jointly the first medical papers describing the particular investigations for every visible challenge which the authors performed with John, often called sufferer HJA. This paintings was once summarised before everything in To See yet to not See (1987), and 26 years later in A Case learn in visible Agnosia Revisited (2013).
The chapters are divided into 6 elements resembling the most important components of investigation:
- Integrative visible agnosia
- Perception of worldwide form
- Face perception
- Colour perception
- Word recognition
- Changes over time
Each half features a brief advent, written by means of the 2 major researchers who labored with John, which highlights the kinfolk among the papers and demonstrates the pathway of the case research. The e-book might be precious to scholars and researchers in visible cognition, cognitive neuropsychology and imaginative and prescient neuroscience.
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A Reader in Visual Agnosia by Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch