A case study of mental imagery deficit

@article{Farah1988ACS,
  title={A case study of mental imagery deficit},
  author={Martha J. Farah and David N Levine and R Calvanio},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={1988},
  volume={8},
  pages={147-164}
}
We describe a patient with a deficit in imagery ability, following a left posterior cerebral artery infarction and possible anoxic episode. This deficit was inferred from the patient's performance on several tasks, including one in which normal adults are known to rely on imagery and two that tested imagery nonverbally, allowing us to examine the possibility of a language-imagery disconnection. In addition, we queried the patient on some cognitive capacities related to visual imagery: dreaming… CONTINUE READING

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