By Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch
The case examine of John has supplied a special perception into the character of visible agnosia and extra greatly into the underlying tactics which help human imaginative and prescient. After ache a stroke, John had difficulties in spotting universal items, faces, seeing shades, analyzing and discovering his method round his atmosphere. A Reader in visible Agnosia brings jointly the first clinical papers describing the unique investigations for every visible challenge which the authors conducted with John, referred to as sufferer HJA. This paintings used to be summarised firstly 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 components akin to the foremost components of investigation:
- Integrative visible agnosia
- Perception of world form
- Face perception
- Colour perception
- Word recognition
- Changes over time
Each half includes a brief advent, written by means of the 2 best researchers who labored with John, which highlights the family among the papers and demonstrates the pathway of the case research. The booklet might be necessary 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