Blindsight is unlike normal conscious vision: evidence from an exclusion task.
We explored whether information processed subconsciously in blindsight is qualitatively different from normal conscious processing. On each trial the blindsight patient GY was presented with a square-wave grating either in an upper or lower quadrant of his visual field and was asked to report the opposite of its location (e.g. to say 'Up' if it was in the lower quadrant). We found that while GY was able to follow these exclusion instructions in his normal field, he tended to erroneously respo...Expand abstract
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