Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-264) and index.
Blindness and sensory compensation -- The relationship between visual perception, imagery, and cognitive functions -- Imagery and working memory processes in the blind -- Spatial cognition in the blind -- Low vision -- The importance of blindness onset -- Cortical plasticity and blindness.
Can a blind person see? The very idea seems paradoxical. Here the authors examine the effects of blindness and other types of visual deficit on the development and functioning of the human cognitive system.
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