Akinetopsia, achromatopsia and blindsight: Recent studies on perception without awareness

Synthese 105 (3):253-271 (1995)
Abstract
  The neural substrate of early visual processing in the macaque is used as a framework to discuss recent progress towards a precise anatomical localization and understanding of the functional implications of the syndromes of blindsight, achromatopsia and akinetopsia in humans. This review is mainly concerned with how these syndromes support the principles of organization of the visual system into parallel pathways and the functional hierarchy of visual mechanisms
Keywords Awareness  Blindness  Metaphysics  Perception  Psychology  Visual
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