Avoiding unseen obstacles: Subcortical vision is not sufficient to maintain normal obstacle avoidance behaviour during reaching.

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Previous research found that a patient with cortical blindness (homonymous hemianopia) was able to successfully avoid an obstacle placed in his blind field, despite reporting no conscious awareness of it [Striemer, C. L., Chapman, C. S., & Goodale, M. A., 2009, PNAS, 106(37), 15996-16001]. This finding led to the suggestion that dorsal stream areas, that… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2016.09.010

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@article{Ross2016AvoidingUO, title={Avoiding unseen obstacles: Subcortical vision is not sufficient to maintain normal obstacle avoidance behaviour during reaching.}, author={Alasdair Iain Ross and Thomas Schenk and Jutta Billino and Mary Joan Macleod and Constanze Hesse}, journal={Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior}, year={2016} }