By Glyn Humphreys,Jane Riddoch

The case learn of John has supplied a distinct perception into the character of visible agnosia and extra greatly into the underlying tactics which help human imaginative and prescient. After affliction a stroke, John had difficulties in spotting universal gadgets, faces, seeing colors, studying and discovering his means round his setting. A Reader in visible Agnosia brings jointly the first medical papers describing the targeted investigations for every visible challenge which the authors performed with John, referred to as sufferer HJA. This paintings was once summarised in the beginning in To See yet to not See (1987), and 26 years later in A Case learn in visible Agnosia Revisited (2013).



The chapters are divided into 6 elements similar 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 prime researchers who labored with John, which highlights the relatives among the papers and demonstrates the pathway of the case research. The booklet may be precious to scholars and researchers in visible cognition, cognitive neuropsychology and imaginative and prescient neuroscience.

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