fMRI of global visual perception in simultanagnosia

@article{Himmelbach2009fMRIOG,
  title={fMRI of global visual perception in simultanagnosia},
  author={Marc Himmelbach and Michael Erb and Thomas Klockgether and Susanna Moskau and Hans-Otto Karnath},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2009},
  volume={47},
  pages={1173-1177}
}
The integration of visual elements into global perception seems to be implemented separately to single object perception. This assumption is supported by the existence of patients with simultanagnosia who can identify single objects but are incapable of integrating multiple visual items. We investigated a case of simultanagnosia due to posterior cortical atrophy without structural brain damage who demonstrated an incomplete simultanagnosia. The patient successfully recognized a global stimulus… CONTINUE READING

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