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Parameters affecting conscious versus unconscious visual discrimination with damage to the visual cortex (V1).

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When the visual (striate) cortex (V1) is damaged in human subjects, cortical blindness results in the contralateral visual half field. Nevertheless, under some experimental conditions, subjects demonstrate a capacity to make visual discriminations in the blind hemifield (blindsight), even though they have no phenomenal experience of seeing. This capacity must, therefore, be mediated by parallel projections to other brain areas. It is also the case that some subjects have conscious residual vi...

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10.1073/pnas.92.13.6122

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume:
92
Issue:
13
Pages:
6122-6126
Publication date:
1995-06-01
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
Source identifiers:
22794
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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