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Dissociations of visual functions by brain lesions in human patients

PIERRE JACOB and MARC JEANNEROD

in Ways of Seeing: The scope and limits of visual cognition

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198509219
eISBN:
9780191584909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509219.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The task of the dorsal pathway is to determine the spatial layout of objects by processing their respective position in the visual field. According to the system of coordinates in which this ... More


A Computational Approach to the Neuropsychology of Visual Attention

Edmund T. Rolls

in Computational Neuroscience of Vision

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524885
eISBN:
9780191689277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524885.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter examines the computational neuropsychology of visual attention. It investigates the specific visual cognitive impairment in brain-damaged patients known as visual spatial neglect and ... More


Low Vision

Cattaneo Zaira and Vecchi Tomaso

in Blind Vision: The Neuroscience of Visual Impairment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015035
eISBN:
9780262295819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015035.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter focuses on different types of low vision and their effect on perceptual cognitive abilities, and examines studies on spatial imagery capabilities of people with blurred vision. It ... More


Introduction

Cattaneo Zaira and Vecchi Tomaso

in Blind Vision: The Neuroscience of Visual Impairment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015035
eISBN:
9780262295819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015035.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This book explores the effect that visual problems have on human cognitive development and functioning. It discusses visual perception, imagery, and the working memory relationship to determine the ... More


Conclusions

Cattaneo Zaira and Vecchi Tomaso

in Blind Vision: The Neuroscience of Visual Impairment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015035
eISBN:
9780262295819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015035.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This book discusses how perceptual and cognitive abilities are affected by blindness and other forms of visual impairment, as well as the role of individual differences and experimental factors in ... More


Touch in the museum: Sculpture, art, aesthetics, and visual impairment

Alberto Gallace and Charles Spence

in In Touch with the Future: The sense of touch from cognitive neuroscience to virtual reality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199644469
eISBN:
9780191760587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644469.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Aesthetics judgments are a constant and unavoidable part of our life, spreading across both the arts and the sciences. In fact, most of our everyday choices are based on aesthetic criteria. Most of ... More


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