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A case study of cortical colour "blindness" with relatively intact achromatic discrimination.

Abstract:

A patient is described whose most striking visual disorder was a grossly impaired ability to discriminate between different colours (hues) that were matched for brightness. In contrast his ability to discriminate between different neutral greys presented in the same fashion was much less abnormal, even though the greys were perceptually difficult. Although visual acuity was reduced and visual fields were constricted, and the patient's memory was moderately impaired, these associated symptoms ...

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10.1136/jnnp.50.1.22

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
50
Issue:
1
Pages:
22-29
Publication date:
1987-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:69a0d874-6b3d-40f5-9358-031caeec745b
Source identifiers:
20363
Local pid:
pubs:20363

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