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Author Cattaneo, Zaira, 1979-
Title Blind vision : the neuroscience of visual impairment / Zaira Cattaneo and Tomaso Vecchi.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2011]

Author Cattaneo, Zaira, 1979-
Subject Blindness -- Pathophysiology.
Vision disorders -- Pathophysiology.
Cognitive neuroscience.
Blindness -- physiopathology.
Blindness -- psychology.
Cognitive Science -- methods.
Perception -- physiology.
Visually Impaired Persons -- psychology.
Alt Name Vecchi, Tomaso, 1966-
Description 1 online resource (269 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-264) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780262295819 (electronic bk.)
0262295814 (electronic bk.)
9780262294591 (electronic bk.)
0262294591 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 742350364
Additional Format Print version: Cattaneo, Zaira, 1979- Blind vision. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011 9780262015035 (DLC) 2010018807 (OCoLC)624405312

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