Visual field rehabilitation in the cortically blind?

  title={Visual field rehabilitation in the cortically blind?},
  author={R F Balliet and K M Blood and Peter Bach-Y-Rita},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={48 11},
Investigators have recently reported that specific practice facilitates the restitution of visual fields in partially blinded humans with lesions to the striate cortex. In order to further evaluate this work, attempts were made to retrain twelve homonymous hemianopic or quadrantanopic patients with similar methods, but under conditions in which possible contaminating experimental variables were controlled, including: reliance on gross subjective impressions, large visual stimuli response… CONTINUE READING

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