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The blindsight saga.

Abstract:

Blindsight is the ability of patients with clinically blind field defects, caused by damage to the primary visual cortex V, to detect, localise and even discriminate visual stimuli that they deny seeing. Blindsight tells us much about the nature of visual processing in the absence of the primary visual cortex and is a paradigmatic example of implicit knowledge. It has attracted widespread interest and debate amongst philosophers, cognitive neuropsychologists and visual neuroscientists. Its do...

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10.1007/s00221-009-1914-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Experimental brain research
Volume:
200
Issue:
1
Pages:
3-24
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1432-1106
ISSN:
0014-4819
Source identifiers:
6319
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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