Thursday, 27 December 2007

Blindsight because our neurons chart an individual's surrounding space.

Blindsight and its connection with the in-built neural function and the space being charted by our neurons. Eric Harth "The creative loop" page 137

"The experiments with D.B. were continued over a number of years and always yielded the same results: The light pattern projected into the patient's blind field caused no awareness on his part, and yet information was clearly received by the brain."

"But the remarkable fact is that this information, although usable, is not accompanied by any feeling of awareness. There evidently is, as L. Weiskrantz puts it, a 'straightforward and unambiguous route ....