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Impaired Object Reocgnition

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Department
Psychology
Course
Psychology 2135A/B
Professor
Robert Brown
Semester
Fall

Description
Impaired Object Recognition Neuropsychology - science of mental and behavioural impairments resulting from brain damage - focuses on which processes are compromised and spared Visual Agnosia - vision without knowledge - normal process: sensation -> stimulus representation -> semantic information (meaning, identity) - can discover what things are through other senses - 1. Apperceptive - unable to form stable [pre-semantic; before identifying] representations of objects - cannot generate stimulus representation; can get colour and orientation, but cannot integrate into single percept - 2. Associative - can form percept of object but cannot identify - commu
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