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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


Students with Visual and Perceptual Difficulties

Simon Leung and Phoebe Yeung

in Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom: Contexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098725
eISBN:
9789882207134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Visual impairment poses significant obstacles to a child’s learning because learning is normally dependent on visual information. In order to be able to assist a visually impaired student in the ... More


MRI findings in children with cerebral visual impairment

G. Cioni, A. E. Ipata, R. Canapicchi, B. Fazzi, and J. van Hof-van Duin

in Infant Vision

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523161
eISBN:
9780191724558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523161.003.0023
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The classical definition of cortical blindness in both adults and children refers to complete loss of vision, including appreciation of light and dark, loss of OKN with preservation of pupillary ... 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


Diabetes and Vision

Ronald Klein, Jinan B. Saaddine, and Barbara E. K. Klein

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A primary function of the eye is to provide sharp vision for both near and distant activities. To achieve this, the ocular media of the eye (cornea, lens, vitreous gel) must be clear, and the ... 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


Time, age and the failing body: A long life with disability

Eva Jeppsson Grassman

in Ageing with disability: A lifecourse perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447305224
eISBN:
9781447310907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305224.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on the long life with disability and the impact of age and time on the shaping of this lifecourse. The discussion builds on results from a prospective study in which a group of ... 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


A Methodological Molyneux Question: Sensory Substitution, Plasticity, and the Unification of Perceptual Theory

Mazviita Chirimuuta and Mark Paterson

in Perception and Its Modalities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199832798
eISBN:
9780199381609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832798.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Since 1692, Molyneux’s question to John Locke has been a focus for the discussion of perception in philosophy and psychology. This chapter introduces a methodological question inspired by the ... More


Seeing with the Hands: Blindness, Vision and Touch After Descartes

Mark Paterson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474405317
eISBN:
9781474418614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405317.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The ‘man born blind restored to light’ was one of the foundational myths of the Enlightenment, according to Foucault. With ophthalmic surgery in its infancy, the fascination by the sighted with ... More


More than Meets the Eye: What Blindness Brings to Art

Georgina Kleege

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190604356
eISBN:
9780190604394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604356.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

More Than Meets the Eye: What Blindness Brings to Art explores the ways blindness and visual art are linked in many facets of the culture. The author writes from her position as the blind daughter of ... More


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