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Matter of Mind: A Neurologist's View of Brain-Behavior Relationships

Kenneth M. Heilman

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195144901
eISBN:
9780199865642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144901.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

There are many ways to study the brain. Although anatomical and physiological studies can help us understand the substrates of behavior, most of what we have learned about how the brain mediates ... More


Disorders of visual recognition

A. David Milner and Melvyn A. Goodale

in The Visual Brain in Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524724
eISBN:
9780191689239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524724.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter aims to illustrate how agnosia fits into the scheme of cortical visual processing which was previously discussed in the second chapter of this book. It begins by presenting different ... More


The Organization of Language and the Brain (1970)

Norman Geschwind

in Broca's Region

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177640
eISBN:
9780199864799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.003.0026
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents a paper published by Norman Geschwind in 1970. Geschwind helped revive the interest in brain-language relations in the 1940s-1950s. His work on the cerebral representation of ... More


Sensory Perception and Recognition

Kenneth M. Heilman

in Matter of Mind: A Neurologist's View of Brain-Behavior Relationships

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195144901
eISBN:
9780199865642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144901.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the means by which the brain perceives and recognizes stimuli. Studies of patients with disorders of recognition suggest that the brain recognizes meaningful stimuli by using a ... More


Why does the perception-action functional dichotomy not match the ventral-dorsal streams anatomical segregation:: optic ataxia and the function of the dorsal stream

Yves Rossetti, Hisaaki Ota, Annabelle Blangero, Alain Vighetto, and Laure Pisella

in Perception, Action, and Consciousness: Sensorimotor Dynamics and Two Visual Systems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199551118
eISBN:
9780191594960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551118.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A main issue in the debate centring on the relation between perception and action is the following: how much of our actions can be performed independently from perception? An answer to this question ... More


Sensory factors in human visual agnosia

Andrew W. Young

in Comparative Neuropsychology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524113
eISBN:
9780191689116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524113.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Modern studies indicate several different causes of visual object agnosia. Lissauer himself realized this at the end of the nineteenth century; he proposed that visual recognition can be separated ... More


Peeling Off Our Conscious Lives

Cyriel M. A. Pennartz

in The Brain's Representational Power: On Consciousness and the Integration of Modalities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029315
eISBN:
9780262330121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029315.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents a fictive experiment in which a person named Harry voluntarily undergoes neurosurgical operations by which various cognitive processes are reversibly abolished. This paves the ... More


Perception, memory, and agnosia

Martha J. Farah

in The Neuropsychology of Vision

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198505822
eISBN:
9780191686900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505822.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter outlines the evidence on perception, memory, and agnosia. It proposes a rapprochement among the different positions that have been taken on the issue. It concentrates on a form of ... More


Disturbances of the Processes of Meaningful Visual Identification and Thinking

W. Poppelreuter

in Disturbances of Lower and Higher Visual Capacities Caused by Occipital Damage: With Special Reference to the Psychopathological, Pedagogical, Industrial, and Social Implications

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521907
eISBN:
9780191724664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521907.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter focuses on that group of disturbances which in clinical terminology is usually cited as mindblindness or agnosia. Mindblindness is not a theoretically definitely based or definable ... More


Introduction: comparative neuropsychology

A. David Milner

in Comparative Neuropsychology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524113
eISBN:
9780191689116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524113.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter begins with the historical development of comparative neuropsychology. George Ettlinger was one of the few who actively combined human and animal research, and he did so consistently ... More


Ettlinger at Bay: can visual agnosia be explained by low-level visual impairments?

Alan Cowey, Paul Dean, and Larry Weiskrantz

in Comparative Neuropsychology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524113
eISBN:
9780191689116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524113.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

The importance of the inferior temporal neocortex in visual discrimination learning and remembering in macaque monkeys was established in the 1950s by several investigators, including George ... More


Failures of visual analysis: scotoma, agnosia, and neglect

Manfred Fahle

in The Neuropsychology of Vision

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198505822
eISBN:
9780191686900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505822.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter deals with different types of failure to analyse the visual world, starting with the complete loss of vision, blindness, as well as blindness for circumscribed parts of the visual field, ... More


Auditory agnosia: a functional analysis

Isabelle Peretz

in Thinking in Sound: The Cognitive Psychology of Human Audition

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522577
eISBN:
9780191688645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522577.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter shows how research in a specific auditory domain, namely music, can lead to the development of functional models far more elaborate than initial reports of auditory agnosia had ... More


Deficits, degradation, and dissociations

Lawrence Weiskrantz

in Consciousness Lost and Found: A Neuropsychological Exploration

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524588
eISBN:
9780191689222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524588.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Disentangling deficits by dissociations, and the constructing of hypotheses about independence and hierarchical structure, is the very meat of day-to-day neuropsychological analysis and theorizing. ... More


Disability Studies and Spanish Culture: Films, Novels, the Comic and the Public Exhibition

Benjamin Fraser

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318702
eISBN:
9781846317965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318702.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This is the first book to use a Disability Studies approach to understanding cultural production in Spain. The author takes on a range of cultural products—from film to literature to the ... More


We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants: The Golden Era of Behavioral Neurology 1860–1950 and Its Relevance to Cognitive Neuroscience Today

Heidi L. Roth

in The Roots of Cognitive Neuroscience: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195395549
eISBN:
9780199369201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395549.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology

This chapter reviews origins of the modern scientific inquiry into cognition by examining the contributions to the field of behavioral neurology spanning the rich period from 1860 to 1950. Modularity ... More


A tragic accident

Melvyn Goodale and David Milner

in Sight Unseen: An Exploration of Conscious and Unconscious Vision

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199596966
eISBN:
9780191753008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596966.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

In this chapter, we meet Dee Fletcher, a young woman who developed a profound visual deficit following carbon monoxide poisoning. Dee cannot recognize objects on the basis of their shape but can ... More


Documenting Cognitive Disability

Benjamin Fraser

in Disability Studies and Spanish Culture: Films, Novels, the Comic and the Public Exhibition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318702
eISBN:
9781846317965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318702.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter looks at two Spanish documentaries focusing on people with cognitive/intellectual disabilities. The first film, ¿Qué tienes debajo del sombrero± (2006, Lola Barrera and Iñaki Peñafiel) ... More


A Unity Pluralist Account of the Unity of Experience

David J. Bennett and Christopher S. Hill

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

David J. Bennett and Christopher S. Hill begin by offering a pluralistic view of unity of consciousness, urging that there are a number of different unity-making relations that link the experiences ... More


In Defense of Conceptualism

Rocco J. Gennaro

in The Consciousness Paradox: Consciousness, Concepts, and Higher-Order Thoughts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016605
eISBN:
9780262298582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016605.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on the Conceptualism Thesis, which is based on the view that the content of perceptual experience is fully determined by concepts possessed by the subject. Related to this thesis ... More


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