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Blindsight and unconscious vision: what they teach us about the human visual system

Abstract:

Damage to the primary visual cortex removes the major input from the eyes to the brain, causing significant visual loss as patients are unable to perceive the side of the world contralateral to the damage. Some patients, however, retain the ability to detect visual information within this blind region; this is known as blindsight. By studying the visual pathways that underlie this residual vision in patients, we can uncover additional aspects of the human visual system that likely contribute ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/1073858416673817

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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Department:
New College
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Ajina, S
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Bridge, H
Publisher:
SAGE Publisher's website
Journal:
Neuroscientist Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
5
Pages:
529-541
Publication date:
2016-10-23
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EISSN:
1089-4098
ISSN:
1073-8584
Pubs id:
pubs:656776
URN:
uri:128e995e-8257-463e-b87d-b9c9f2713997
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uuid:128e995e-8257-463e-b87d-b9c9f2713997
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pubs:656776

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