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Title The neuropsychology of vision / edited by Manfred Fahle, Mark Greenlee.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.

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Subject Vision.
Visual perception.
Visual Perception -- physiology.
Neuropsychology -- methods.
Perceptual Disorders -- physiopathology.
Perceptual Disorders -- psychology.
Vision Disorders -- physiopathology.
Vision Disorders -- psychology.
Alt Name Fahle, Manfred.
Greenlee, Mark.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 344 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1 Physiology and anatomy of the visual system: single cells -- 1 Vision, behaviour, and the single neuron / Gregor Rainer and Nikos K. Logothetis -- 2 Cortical connections and functional interactions between visual cortical areas / Jean Bullier -- pt. 2 Sum potentials in human: electroencephalography and magnetoencephalography -- 3 Electro- and magneto-encephalographic and event-related potential studies of visual processing in normals and neurologic patients / Thomas F. Munte and Hans-Jochen Heinze -- pt. 3 Imaging studies: functional magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography -- 4 Functional magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography studies of motion perception, eye movements, and reading / Mark W. Greenlee -- pt. 4 Lesion studies in trained monkeys and human (transcranial magnetic stimulation) -- 5 Lesions in primate visual cortex leading to deficits of visual perception / William H. Merigan and Tatiana Pasternak -- 6 Magnetic stimulation in studies of vision and attention / Amanda Ellison, Lauren Stewart, Alan Cowey, and Vincent Walsh -- pt. 5 Psychophysics: patient studies -- 7 Failures of visual analysis: scotoma, agnosia, and neglect / Manfred Fahle -- 8 Colour vision and its disturbances after cortical lesions / C.A. Heywood and A. Cowey -- 9 Unconscious perception: blindsight / L. Weiskrantz -- 10 Perception, memory, and agnosia / Martha J. Farah -- pt. 6 Rehabilitation and recovery -- 11 Recovery and rehabilitation of cerebral visual disorders / Josef Zihl -- Index.
Summary This text describes a range of approaches to neuropsychological investigation and provides a broad overview of visual neuropsychology. It explores the workings of the normal visual system and describes and explains disturbances of vision including agnosia, neglect and blindsight.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1423700961 (electronic bk.)
9781423700968 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 60607990
Additional Format Print version: Neuropsychology of vision. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003 0198505825 (DLC) 2004297611 (OCoLC)51668471

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