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Increased sensitivity after repeated stimulation of residual spatial channels in blindsight.

Abstract:

Lesions of the occipital cortex result in areas of cortical blindness affecting the corresponding regions of the patient's visual field. The traditional view is that, aside from some spontaneous recovery in the first few months after the damage, when acute effects have subsided the areas of blindness are absolute and permanent. It has been found, however, that within such field defects some residual visual capacities may persist in the absence of acknowledged awareness by the subject (blindsi...

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10.1073/pnas.0607073103

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Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume:
103
Issue:
40
Pages:
14971-14976
Publication date:
2006-10-05
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
URN:
uuid:e58d2c13-ab5a-41a5-87a3-f8487a29d1ad
Source identifiers:
26433
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pubs:26433

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