The roots of visual awareness [electronic resource] : a festschrift in honour of Alan Cowey / edited by Charles A. Heywood, A. David Milner, Colin Blakemore.
- 1st ed.
- Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2004.
- Progress in brain research ; v. 144.
Progress in brain research ; v. 144
1 online resource (349 p.)
- Visual pathways -- Congresses.
Visual perception -- Congresses.
Visual cortex -- Congresses.
- Electronic books.
- The present volume was assembled in honor of Professor Alan Cowey FRS, and attempts to embrace his wide range of research interests in visual neuroscience. It is divided into four sections. The first contains a group of papers dealing with different fundamental aspects of the visual system, including the control and monitoring of eye movements. The second is concerned with the functional organization of cortical visual areas and their role in visual perception and visually guided action. The third addresses issues concerning color and motion perception, along with broader questions
- Cover; THE ROOTS OF VISUAL AWARENESS; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Section I: Visual Pathways; Chapter 1. Developmental plasticity of photoreceptors; Chapter 2. Morphology and physiology of primate M- and P-cells; Chapter 3. Identifying corollary discharges for movement in the primate brain; Chapter 4. Visual awareness and the cerebellum: possible role of decorrelation control; Section II: Cortical Visual Systems; Chapter 5. Some eflects of cortical and callosal damage on conscious and unconscious processing of visual information and other sensory inputs
Chapter 6. Consciousness absent and present: a neurophysiological explorationChapter 7. Rapid serial visual presentation for the determination of neural selectivity in area STSa; Chapter 8. Cortical interactions in vision and awareness: hierarchies in reverse; Chapter 9. Two distinct modes of control for object-directed action; Section III: Perception and Attention; Chapter 10. Color contrast: a contributory mechanism to color constancy; Chapter 11. The primacy of chromatic edge processing in normal and cerebrally achromatopsic subjects
Chapter 12. Neuroimaging studies of attention and the processing of emotion-laden stimuliChapter 13. Selective visual attention, visual search and visual awareness; Chapter 14. First-order and second-order motion: neurological evidence for neuroanatomically distinct systems; Chapter 15. Reaching between obstacles in spatial neglect and visual extinction; Section IV: Blindsight and Visual Awareness; Chapter 16. Roots of blindsight; Chapter 17. 'Double-blindsight' revealed through the processing of color and luminance contrast defined motion signals; Chapter 18. Stimulus cueing in blindsight
Chapter 19. Visually guided behavior after V1 lesions in young and adult monkeys and its relation to blindsight in humansChapter 20. Is blindsight in normals akin to blindsight following brain damage?; Chapter 21. Auras and other hallucinations: windows on the visual brain; Chapter 22. Theories of visual awareness; Subject Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Cowey, Alan.
Heywood, Charles A.
Milner, A. D. (A. David)
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