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Blindsight is unlike normal conscious vision: evidence from an exclusion task.

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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...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Consciousness and cognition
Volume:
17
Issue:
3
Pages:
1050-1055
Publication date:
2008-09-05
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EISSN:
1090-2376
ISSN:
1053-8100
URN:
uuid:cbacd32f-8e39-47a7-884b-8e22414fba3f
Source identifiers:
17390
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pubs:17390

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