Neural and behavioral correlates of drawing in an early blind painter: A case study

@article{Amedi2008NeuralAB,
  title={Neural and behavioral correlates of drawing in an early blind painter: A case study},
  author={Amir Amedi and Lotfi B. Merabet and Joan A. Camprodon and Felix Bermpohl and Sharon Lee Fox and Itamar Ronen and Dae-Shik Kim and Alvaro Pascual-Leone},
  journal={Brain Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={1242},
  pages={252-262}
}
Humans rely heavily on vision to identify objects in the world and can create mental representations of the objects they encounter. Objects can also be identified and mentally represented through haptic exploration. However, it is unclear whether prior visual experience is necessary to generate these internal representations. Subject EA, an early blind artist, provides insight into this question. Like other blind individuals, EA captures the external world by touch. However, he is also able to… CONTINUE READING

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