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Published: 27 June 2013

232 Pages


ISBN: 9780199596966

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Sight Unseen

An Exploration of Conscious and Unconscious Vision

Second Edition

Melvyn Goodale and David Milner

  • Reviews the basic organization of the visual brain, providing an engaging introduction to the functional organization of the human visual system
  • Describes a number of different neurological conditions, such as visual agnosia, optic ataxia, neglect, and cortical blindness to provide students and lay readers with a useful introduction to human neuropsychology
  • Fully illustrated in colour, giving the reader clear and accessible information about the results of different approaches to understanding vision from basic visual testing in patients to functional brain imaging
  • Includes 'break-out' boxes which review fundamental issues and methods in modern cognitive neuroscience and visual science. These give students useful thumbnail sketches of modern methods and approaches to study the brain
  • Includes suggested readings at the end of each chapter, providing additional guidance as to how to follow up issues and ideas that interest them in more depth

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