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Consciousness of the first order in blindsight.

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At suprathreshold levels, detection and awareness of visual stimuli are typically synonymous in nonclinical populations. But following postgeniculate lesions, some patients may perform above chance in forced-choice detection paradigms, while reporting not to see the visual events presented within their blind field. This phenomenon, termed "blindsight," is intriguing because it demonstrates a dissociation between detection and perception. It is possible, however, for a blindsight patient to ha...

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10.1073/pnas.1015652107

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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 More from this journal
Volume:
107
Issue:
49
Pages:
21217-21222
Publication date:
2010-12-01
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
Language:
English
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uuid:aa0d6e4d-5928-4c0f-b446-1d22f02c070c
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314883
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2013-11-17

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