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Comparing the visual deficits of a motion blind patient with the visual deficits of monkeys with area MT removed.

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The performance of a 'motion blind' patient on a series of tasks in which the perception of motion played an essential or no role was compared with that of a human subject with normal vision and with that of macaque monkeys in which cortical visual area MT had been removed and adjacent areas damaged. The patient experienced difficulties on those tasks in which the perception of motion was essential, but was unimpaired on those tasks that did not require it. Similarly, the tasks which the 'mot...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Neuropsychologia
Volume:
35
Issue:
11
Pages:
1459-1465
Publication date:
1997-11-05
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ISSN:
0028-3932
URN:
uuid:7d0a7433-36bc-449c-b5e3-5c898079792a
Source identifiers:
14732
Local pid:
pubs:14732

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