Intact navigation skills after bilateral loss of striate cortex

@article{Gelder2008IntactNS,
  title={Intact navigation skills after bilateral loss of striate cortex},
  author={B{\'e}atrice de Gelder and Marco Tamietto and Geert J. M. van Boxtel and Rainer Goebel and Arash Sahraie and Jan Van den Stock and Bernard M. C. Stienen and Lawrence Weiskrantz and Alan J. Pegna},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={R1128-R1129}
}
striate pathways account for TN's intact navigation skills. We investigated the residual vision for locomotion in TN, an unusual subject as the only available case in the literature with selective bilateral occipital damage (but see also [1] for a report on intact fear conditioning in a similar patient). TN suffered the first stroke that damaged his occipital cortex unilaterally, and some 36 days later a second stroke occurred that damaged the occipital cortex of the other hemisphere (Figure 1A… CONTINUE READING
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