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A spurious category-specific visual agnosia for living things in normal human and nonhuman primates.

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Abstract Patients with visual associative agnosia have a particular difficulty in identifying visually presented living things (plants and animals) as opposed to nonliving things. It has been claimed that this effect cannot be explained by differences in the inherent visual discriminability of living and nonliving things. To test this claim further, we performed two experiments with normal subjects. In Experiment 1 normal human observers were asked to identify objects in tachistoscopically pr...

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10.1162/jocn.1993.5.1.118

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of cognitive neuroscience
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
Pages:
118-128
Publication date:
1993-01-05
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EISSN:
1530-8898
ISSN:
0898-929X
URN:
uuid:a870db00-7931-4eb2-ac71-151ec8465ab9
Source identifiers:
17720
Local pid:
pubs:17720
Language:
English

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