What is it like to have type-2 blindsight? Drawing inferences from residual function in type-1 blindsight.

@article{Kentridge2015WhatII,
  title={What is it like to have type-2 blindsight? Drawing inferences from residual function in type-1 blindsight.},
  author={Robert W. Kentridge},
  journal={Consciousness and cognition},
  year={2015},
  volume={32},
  pages={41-4}
}
Controversy surrounds the question of whether the experience sometimes elicited by visual stimuli in blindsight (type-2 blindsight) is visual in nature or whether it is some sort of non-visual experience. The suggestion that the experience is visual seems, at face value, to make sense. I argue here, however, that the residual abilities found in type-1… CONTINUE READING